Sofrito is a combination of aromatics sautéed in oil. It’s used in Latin American, European and Caribbean cuisine. It adds a unique and deep flavor to food.
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Browse through a collection of Cuban food recipes all in one place! From traditional favorites like Cuban roast pork and fricase de pollo to hearty soups, like ajiaco and sopa de pollo there’s something that’s sure to please. So take a look around and find your new favorite dish, Cuban-style!
Cuban cuisine is simple. There are no fancy ingredients – on the contrary there are lots of beans, rice, cheap cuts of meat and root vegetables. Here we’ve put together a list of pantry items and ingredients common in Cuban food, along with a collection of classic recipes to use them in.
Fricase de pollo (chicken fricassee) is a traditional Cuban dish. Made with chicken, stewed in a flavorful tomato sauce and finished with potatoes and olives, it’s the ultimate comfort food. Plus, it’s easy to make, affordable and hearty, perfect for hungry appetites and lean budgets.
Picadillo is a classic Cuban dish. It’s made with ground beef that’s cooked in tomato sauce and flavored with aromatics, herbs and spices. It’s a simple dish to make and uses affordable, easy to find ingredients. This is a great weeknight meal, especially when time and money are little tight.