Creole seasoning is a mixture of paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, onion powder and herbs. Look for it in the spice aisle, or search for a recipe to make your own!

Soffritto is a mixture of onion, celery and garlic that forms the base of many Italian dishes. Other cuisines use similar combinations. The French mirepoix is onions, carrots and celery and the Spanish sofrito is onions, garlic and tomato. In the U.S., many Creole dishes use onions, celery and bell peppers (called the Holy Trinity) which is why you’ll also find bell peppers in this dish!

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