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Garlic Confit Recipe

This simple garlic confit recipe will change your life, and this condiment our new favorite. Slow-cooked garlic becomes sweet in this confit garlic recipe. You can also prepare this on the stovetop, similar to what we did for our albondigas recipe.
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Total Time: 2 hours


  • 10 heads of garlic peeled
  • Olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons peppercorns pink or black
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • Flaky sea salt


Start the Confit:

  • Preheat oven to 250ºF. Place the peeled garlic cloves, peppercorns, and bay leaves in a saucepan and cover with the oil by about 1/2”. Add a sprinkle of flaky sea salt.
  • Turn the heat on the stove to medium and cook the confit until the oil begins to simmer and bubble. Turn off the heat.

Bake the Confit:

  • Transfer the saucepan to the oven and cook for 1 hour 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Finish the Garlic Confit:

  • Remove the confit from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Once cool, transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate.
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