Garlic confit can be used in a variety of ways in cooking. The softened garlic cloves can be spread on bread or crackers, incorporated into dips or spreads, mashed into sauces or dressings, added to roasted meats or vegetables, or used as a topping for pizzas, pastas, or salads.
The garlic confit adds a delicious depth of flavor to dishes and can be a versatile ingredient in the kitchen.
Pull the cloves apart from 1 head of garlic and place in a saucepan
Cover with 500 ml of extra virgin olive oil
Place on medium-low heat and cook for 10m until golden brown and soft. If the garlic darkens too quickly, turn down the heat. Strain the garlic and reserve the oil
Peel the garlic and and place in a blender
Add the extra virgin olive oil and blend on medium-high speed until slightly chunky
Transfer out of the blender. The garlic confit is ready
Enjoy it on breads, in sauces, or as a simple garnish for meats!
Yield 600 g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil500 ml