Confit Garlic and Garlic Oil

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recipe by Tenina Holder

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 20mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 2 ratings

The subtle flavour of confit garlic makes it suitable for so many applications - salads, bruchetta, dips, name a few. Give it a go!

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recipe updated 8 Jun 2020


  • Bulb of garlic icon
    Bulb of garlic
    1 (about 48 g)
  • Lemon icon
    1 (about 58 g)
  • Water icon
    1 L (about 1 kg)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    350 g (about 1 ½ cups)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed


  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Simmering basket
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Jar
  • kCook icon Large glass bowl

Step preview

  1. Fill a clean large glass bowl with ice water then set aside
  2. Add bulb of garlic to the simmering basket then set aside
  3. Add water to the TM5 bowl
  4. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  5. Boil - approx 8 min, 100°C, speed 3
  6. Cook garlic - approx 30 sec, 100°C, speed 3
  7. Transfer garlic to large glass bowl
  8. Peel
  9. Drain TM5 bowl
  10. Transfer garlic to TM5 bowl
  11. Add extra virgin olive oil, lemon and sea salt to the TM5 bowl
  12. Cook - approx 1 hr, 80°C, reverse gentle stir
  13. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to jar and let cool
  14. Store in fridge
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