How to Make Dominican Sazón (Seasoning)


Dominican sazón is a mixture of herbs and vegetables that is used to dress up all manner of edibles. Sazón adds bright fresh flavor, as well as the vitamins and antioxidants from fresh produce to rice, bean, fish, chicken or meat dishes. Make up a big batch and keep it in the fridge or freezer to spice up everyday meals.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 tomatillos
  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 4 green onions
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Red pepper
  • Chop tomatillos, tomatoes and peppers into small 1/2 inch pieces.

  • Dice onions and garlic finely.

  • Remove the stems from cilantro and parsley and chop.

  • Puree the peppers, tomatoes and the tomatillos in a food processor.

  • Add the dried oregano, chopped cilantro and parsley and blend.

  • Add in the garlic and onions and mix in the food processor.

  • Add salt, black pepper and red pepper to taste.

  • Add some freshly squeezed lime for extra zing.

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