Sofrito stars in the Mediterranean diet

This heart-healthy eating plan sets only a few restrictions and is easy to follow

By FAYE, YAKIR LEVY
March 17, 2013 12:41
Sofrito

Sofrito. (photo credit: Courtesy)

‘Eat sofrito at least twice a week” is one of the guidelines that were given to participants in the latest study of the Mediterranean diet. The scholars defined sofrito as “a sauce made with tomato and onion, often including garlic and aromatic herbs, and slowly simmered with olive oil.”

The results of the study, which were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, are causing great excitement among food lovers. This hearthealthy eating plan sets only a few restrictions and is therefore very easy to follow.

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