Creamy Caramelized Garlic Dressing

Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Here's a recipe based on one from my mom's recipe clipping collection, then combined with Julia Child's wonderful buttery method of preparing garlic. Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Separate the garlic cloves from the heads.
  2. Take a saucepan and heat to boiling the water; add the cloves of garlic and simmer for about 1 minute- drain, peel the garlic (which should be softish and should peel easily) and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter and olive oil together in the saucepan; add back in the peeled garlic and sauté over low for 10 to 15 minutes, until they're a creamy yellow color and are very tender.
  4. Using a food processor, whir together the cooked garlic and remaining ingredients, scraping down the sides occasionally, until the desired textured is reached.
  5. Note: keeps tightly covered in the fridge for about a week; also, you can substitute 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil for the tarragon, for a different flavor.
  6. Note#2: recipe can be stretched by adding some (perhaps 1/2 cup) of silken tofu, too.