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    Basic Confit of Garlic

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    5 mins

    1 hrs

    Sharon123's Note:

    This can be relied upon to spike pasta, seared shrimp, sauteed spinach or potatoes, pizza sauce, the list can go on forever! And keeps indefinitely!

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    Ingredients:

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    • 10 -20 cloves garlic, peeled (use as much as you want)
    • virgin olive oil, to cover

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small heaavy saucepan combine garlic and oil.
    2. 2
      Bring to a boil.
    3. 3
      Reduce heat as low as possible and cook slowly until soft, 30 minutes to 1 hour.
    4. 4
      Cool.
    5. 5
      Transfer to a glass jar with a tight lid.
    6. 6
      Garlic confit will keep almost indefinitely in the refrigerator.
    7. 7
      Replenish oil every so often.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 24, 2009

      55

      Yummmmm, the oil is just as delish as the cloves nice smokey flavor. I added 1T of rice vinegar to every cup of oil to ward of botulism. Thanks, this is a keeper!

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    • on April 28, 2011

      55

      Wonderful! I've used it with asparagus, broccoli, and turkey burgers so far! Thanks for sharing!

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    • on July 14, 2006

      55

      Wonderful! I made this today and my house smells like a garlic paradise! I love garlic but my fiance does not. Using this, I can now add garlic to lots more things! He is going to hate it! lol The first thing I did with this is used it to make Tomato Bruschetta Tomato Bruschetta. Instead of using just plain oil, I used this! DIVINE! I am so glad I made this. I had a head and a half of garlic to use up before it went bad... so that worked out to 17 cloves. Perfect. One thing I found out though was that when the recipe says to turn the stove low, it means low. I have a gas stove and it doesn't go overly low. The oil and the garlic was starting to burn because the flame was too high. So I grabbed the guard from the other burner and put it on top of the one I was using and put the pan on top of that. That worked great. There were only little bubbles after that and I think that is what was needed. I will be putting this into my permanent recipe book. Thanks for yet another winner Sharon!

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    Nutritional Facts for Basic Confit of Garlic

    Serving Size: 1 (30 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 44.7
     
    Calories from Fat 1
    20%
    Total Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 5.1 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.3 g
    1%
    Protein 1.9 g
    3%

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