Mirepoix vs. Sofrito

Mirepoix vs. Sofrito — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Mirepoix and Sofrito

Mirepoixnoun

A seasoning composed of finely diced sautéed vegetables and herbs and sometimes diced ham, bacon, or salt pork.

Sofritonoun

A sautéed mixture of seasonings and finely chopped vegetables, such as onions, garlic, and peppers, used as a base for many Spanish, Caribbean, and Latin American dishes.

Mirepoixnoun

A combination of diced onions, carrots, celery and herbs sautéed in oil or butter as used in French cooking.

Mirepoixnoun

(figurative) A mixture.

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