Monday, April 27, 2015

Garlic Oil


This month for the Secret Recipe Club I was assigned Susan's blog The Wimpy Vegetarian.
Susan speaks of her journey as she moved to a plant based diet. It is challenging to cook different diets in the same household. Susan handles this with ease. While I cook both veg and and non veg meals at home I was amazed at her repertoire of dishes, be they condiments to sides to salads to mains. While I hovered over a few dishes, finding it very difficult to make up my mind, I finally decided to try this Garlic Olive Oil. Since I've been wanting to try infused oil for a while, I saw great potential uses in this one. I have used and planning to use this one in sundried tomatoes, pasta sauce, pesto, to name a few. Do hop over to Susan's blog to know more.

Ingredients
1 cup olive oil
20 large garlic cloves smashed

Preparation

  • Warm 1 tbs oil over medium low heat, add the garlic and sauté until softened,
  • Add the remaining oil and keep warm for 45 mins.
  • If the garlic begins to simmer remove from the heat to cool before rewarming.
  • Strain the oil.
  • Store for 3 weeks in fridge or 1week outside.
  • Use as required.





15 comments:

  1. This would make a great gift too! Happy Reveal Day!!

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  2. This sounds amazing.... I think I'd put it on EVERYTHING!! Yum!!

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  3. This sounds so good and could be used for so many things!

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  4. Sounds wonderful - we're huge garlic fans in my house; I can envision lots of delicious uses!

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  5. I can think of so many ways to use this oil!!!

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  6. Garlic oil is so versatile and delicious and it is so much better making your own.

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  7. Such a versatile oil! Great pick this month :) PS...I enjoyed reading through your blog this month!!

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  8. What a great choice for this month - flavoured oils are always so handy to have in the store cupboard - great for those quick mid-week meals when you want the flavour, but don't always have the time to be pfaffing around peeling and sauteeing garlic.

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  9. I'm so glad you enjoyed my Garlic Oil! It's a great little condiment to have hanging around - you'll be surprised at all the ways you'll use it! Thanks so much for the kind comments :-)

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  10. Happy Reveal Day and Great pick:) Lynn

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  11. Garlic oil and other infused oils can be so convenient to have around in the kitchen...

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  12. This would be sooo dangerous to have in my house :) Happy belated reveal day!

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  13. I haven't made infused oils yet either. Garlic oil seems simple enough and will be used often too.

    great pick this month!

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  14. Oh my gosh that's so much garlic! But I bet this oil is fantastic - I'd spread that baby on bread and toast it up for garlic bread the easy way.

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