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.
Beautiful colors and inviting flavors will make this hearty side dish a keeper in your recipe box.
This is an easy side dish that makes good use of summer squash and fresh bell peppers.