Soffritto

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak mushrooms in 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water for about 30 minutes.
  • Heat olive oil in large frying pan.
  • Stir in onions.
  • Cook for two minutes over medium heat, stirring.
  • Add minced garlic.
  • Continue cooking, stirring frequently, until onions are soft.
  • Add parsley and basil, and cook until the parsley loses its intense green color.
  • Remove mushrooms from soaking liquid, and set liquid aside.
  • Add tomatoes and mushrooms to pan.
  • Strain mushroom soaking water and add with spices to mixture.
  • Simmer over low heat until water reduces, about thirty minutes.
  • Season to taste with salt and freshly milled pepper.
  • When cooked, this can be used immediately, or poured into ice cube trays.
  • When the mixture is frozen, remove from the trays and save in the freezer in a plastic bag.
  • Use the cubes as needed as a flavoring/base for soups and stews.
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