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 (sō-frē′tō, sə-)
n. pl. sof·frit·tos
A mixture of seasonings and finely chopped vegetables, such as onions, garlic, and celery, that is sautéed in olive oil and used as a base for many Italian dishes.

[Italian, past participle of soffriggere, to brown, from Vulgar Latin *suffrīgere, to fry lightly; see sofrito.]
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El principio del sofrito, heredado de la cocina de la peninsula iberica, se encuentra en otras cocinas del mundo, con algunas variaciones en los ingredientes, tal como ocurre con el sofregit catalan, o el refogado portugues, o el soffritto italiano.
There are certain rules, too, like don't mess with the basics - particularly the Maltese equivalent of the Italian soffritto (the foundation for most soups and stews).
Soffritto: Every great risotto starts with a good soffritto: sauteing onions in butter or olive oil
Charred eggplants formed the next layer, then a soffritto of tomato, garlic and onions, followed by diced potatoes and sisi, which is one of the most deliciously stinky treats from the region.
Each technique gets a full explanation, accompanied by an international array of recipes that showcase these time-honored traditions: Japanese Pickled Ginger; Rhubarb Cordial; Italian Sopressata; Smoked Trout Pate; Labneh; Frozen Soffritto; Confit of Tomatoes.
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The line's flavors are Basil, Sage, Rosemary, Mirepoix and Soffritto. According to creator Giovannina Bellino, Flavor Bombs' concentration and layering of ingredients let consumers experience an "explosion" of flavor and aroma.
The real secret ingredient to Alessi sauce is its homemade soffritto. "We make it using Alessi extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic and onions.
Ready in one hour.) INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 200g Waitrose Cooks' Ingredients Soffritto Mix, or similar 2 sprigs each of fresh thyme and rosemary, chopped, plus extra to serve 410g pack Gressingham Duck Confit (from Waitrose), or similar 1 tbsp tomato puree 400g tin cherry tomatoes 250g pack Fresh Soli Pennoni pasta (from Waitrose), or other large fresh pasta tubes 40g finely grated Gruyere METHOD 1.
When it becomes fried and softened it becomes a soffritto. Another thing you find with a traditional Bolognese is that it shouldn't be an overly-tomato sauce.