Soffritto is commonly used in Italian cooking as a flavor base for all kinds of dishes including soups, stocks & sauces. It is the simple combination of celery, onions and carrots. These three ingredients are sauteed slowly together in olive oil in order to release their flavors. You can also make extra batches of the soffritto and store it in the fridge for up to 3 days or even in the freezer.
Preparation: 20-40 minutes, Active Time: 20-40 min
In English this recipe's name is Country Pasta. It's a simple recipe that my mom grew up eating in Sicily, especially at harvest time when they would eat outdoors. The tasty sauce is made with fresh tomatoes and raw garlic which is so good for your health. It's clean healthy food that can be eaten as part of the Mediterranean diet and it's suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians too.