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DIY Cilantro Ice Cubes Recipe

These herb cubes are great for so many different types of seasonings like in stews, beans, rices, or meats.

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Sofrito recipeSeasoning your food with herbs and other homemade sauces helps us to avoid over-salting. 

Sofrito recipeThis recipe is pretty basic.  All you’re going to need to do is throw your cilantro, water, red onion, tomato, garlic, red pepper, green pepper, and lime juice in a blender or food processor and blend up until it is a smooth consistency.  You can put into a mason jar and use throughout the week or you can even freeze it and use for up to six months. We like to put it in an ice-cube tray and freeze into convenient little cubes that are easy to toss into your cooking.  

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DIY Cilantro Ice Cubes
Total Time
5 mins
Servings: 20
  • 2 cups of chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium tomato, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  1. Blend all ingredients until pureed.

Recipe Notes

Store in the fridge for up to one week or freeze for up to 6 months.
For this recipe, I stored half in a jar for the fridge, and the other half I froze in an ice-cube tray.
One serving size=2 tablespoons

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2 Comments on DIY Cilantro Ice Cubes Recipe

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    Elaine Parent
    February 21, 2017 at 12:42 am (4 years ago)

    What can I add in place of the peppers? Maybe more onion and cilantro… some celery… peppers and I do not agree

    • Wendy
      February 21, 2017 at 6:05 pm (4 years ago)

      Yep that works well! Celery too.


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