Chorizo Sofrito

Cook time 20 minutes
Servings 2-4


2 red capsicum, deseeded and cut into chunks

2 green capsicum, deseeded and cut into chunks

2 tomatoes, peeled and deseeded

1 brown onion, quartered

2 cloves garlic

1 chorizo sausage, chopped

1 tbsp smoked paprika

3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste

Chorizo Sofrito


In a food processor, add the onion, garlic, capsicum, tomatoes, smoked paprika and chorizo and blend until finely chopped.

Add a generous amount of extra virgin olive oil to a hot paella pan or a large frying pan. Add the sofrito base, season and cook down, constantly stirring for about 15 minutes until thick and rich.