Garlic Puree Recipe
Garlic puree is such a versatile ingredient to a lot of things. It can be used for cooking as well as in making dips and sauces.
Below is a recipe shared by Judy Ann Santos of the Philippines.
1 cup peeled garlic cloves
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 bay leaf
a pinch of salt
Method of preparation:
Over a very low heat, simmer the garlic cloves in the olive oil.
Drop in the bay leaf and season with a tiny amount of salt.
Allow to cook for 5-10 minutes for the olive oil to infuse the cloves.
Then fish out the bay leaf and transfer the garlic and oil into a food processor and puree until it has the consistency of a mashed potato.
Put the puree into a clean distilled jar and cover. Let it cool down before storing in the fridge.
Roasted Garlic Puree Recipe
1 Cup Garlic cloves, unpeeled
¾ oil Oil
Method of Preparation:
Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
Wrap the unpeeled garlic cloves in an aluminium foil, loosely.
Baked in the oven for half to three quarters of an hour.
Remove from the oven and peel each of the garlic.
Put the peeled cloves together with the olive oil into a food processor and blitz until pureed.
Transfer in a clean jar and store in the fridge when cool.