Garlic Confit ~ Oven Baked
A soft and creamy garlic confit is so delicious! Spread on toasty bread sprinkle with a little salt for a party in your mouth!
- 3 heads Garlic 40 cloves
- 1 cup olive oil
- 3 small Bay leaves
- 3 sprigs Fresh oregano Can use Rosemary or Thyme to change up the flavor
- Sea Salt
Peel and trim root ends of the garlic cloves
Turn oven on to 250 degrees.
Combined garlic, olive oil, bay leaves and oregano in a shallow glass baking dish
Cook for 1.5-2 hrs until garlic cloves are soft and starting to brown around the edges.
Be sure not to over cook as the cloves will get bitter.
Once cooled, move the garlic, oil and seasoning to a clean glass jar, covered with a good seal.
Good in the fridge for up to 3 mos it container is sealed well...But it won't last that long! So Yummy!
If you have stored in the fridge, when ready to use, bring out and allow the confit to come to room temperature, or you can warm in the microwave for 20-30 seconds.
The Garlic Confit is a wonderful spread for a crusty bread as an hors d'oeuvres. Try using other herbs for different flavoring - Rosemary, Thyme.
Alternatively, for a quicker cooking method is to combined all ingredients in a saucepan on low heat. Bring to a simmer and cook until garlic is tender and slightly browned, about 30 min. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
Nutritional Value: 1 serving = 1 Tbsp with oil: 142 Calories; 7 g Carbs; 13 g Fat; 4 mg Sodium; 2 g Saturated Fat