Blanched Garlic Paste

Yield:
about 1 cup
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 40 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Directions
  • Place the garlic in a small saucepan filled with cold water and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 30 seconds, then drain and return to the same pan and cover with cold water again. Bring to a simmer and drain again. Return the drained cloves to the pan and add the olive oil. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

  • Puree the mixture in a blender for 2 minutes, or until the mixture is very smooth, scraping down the sides of the blender as necessary. Add the salt at the end of blending.

  • Use as an addition to soups, salad dressings or any dish calling for garlic.


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