Basic Confit of Garlic

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Sharon123

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!

Top Review by TattooedMamaof2

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!

Ingredients Nutrition

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


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

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