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Ground Beef with Sofrito

Ground Beef with Sofrito

Lunch/Supper Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

10 minutes

Serving Size

1.5 oz



meat solo


Meat/Meat Alternate


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. In a food processor, purée the bell pepper, onion, garlic, and cilantro until smooth. This is sofrito! Can freeze this mixture for up to 3 months.
  2. In a skillet on medium-high heat, warm up the oil. Place 1/2 cup of sofrito into the skillet and allow to cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the ground beef and salt. Cook meat until well done. Makes about 12 oz of cooked beef.
Creditable Stamp 2017