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    Garlic Paste

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs

    2 hrs

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    clara Fares's Note:

    This is another Lebanese secret old favourite. But get the toothpaste ready. Love this on chicken when bbq'd or grilled. Try it you'll love it.

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    • 6 -8 cloves garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • virgin olive oil


    1. 1
      Slice the garlic.
    2. 2
      Add salt.
    3. 3
      Begin to crush until salt has dissolved.
    4. 4
      Now add 1/2 tps of Virgin Olive Oil and stir in until it disappears.
    5. 5
      Once the garlic has absorbed the oil add another 1/2 tps and repeat.
    6. 6
      If you keep doing this 3 cloves of garlic will then become a whole bowl of garlic paste.
    7. 7
      It is time consuming but the results pay off.
    8. 8
      Its fantastic as it keeps well and you can use it whenever required for cooking.
    9. 9
      It tastes great on bbq or grilled chicken.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 07, 2004


      I love garlic and this is great. Because I was making a whole head of garlic, I used a garlic press then a mortar and pestal to grind the salt and the first few teaspoons of oil in. It turned into a nice paste and goes great on roasted chicken as well as crusty bread. I probably didn't incorporate enough oil if it was suposed to take 2 hours (or the garlic press with mortar and pestal REALLY made a difference in the time). It turned out great but I would say peeling a whole head of garlic and the actual blending was only 30 minutes. After the first 2 or 3 teaspoons of oil are incorporated, I started adding more than a half teaspoon at a time. I started with approximately 3 tablespoons of crushed garlic and when I was done adding the oil, it filled a 4 ounce jar. (i.e. half a cup) I would take the time to make it again. I think it would make great croutons.

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    • on February 27, 2006


      I love this recipe. The restaurant where i work uses this all the time..But instead of mashing it we use a mini chopper and incorporate a little mayo for people who don't like the pure garlic taste. The chopper saves a ton of time and the taste is the same.Oh by the way the restaurant is owned by a Lebanese family that came over 18 years ago..

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    Nutritional Facts for Garlic Paste

    Serving Size: 1 (0 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 30

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 0.8
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 38.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 0.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 0.0 g
    Protein 0.0 g

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