Elephant garlic purée

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Elephant garlic purée
Elephant garlic purée
Elephant garlic cloves
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:32
Ready in:1 hour 18 minutes
Prep. time:3 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 15 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:17th January 2013
Wonderful garlic goo!

This is just a brilliant (and healthy) equivalent to garlic butter. Ideal for putting on jacket potatoes, and it can be cooked in the same oven whilst they are cooking. The flavour is similar to normal garlic but much, much milder, almost a watered down garlic.


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  1. Heat the oven to about 220° C (425° F gas 7) - the temperature is not that important
  2. Break the bulb into cloves
  3. Lightly oil a sheet of tin foil
  4. Loosely wrap the cloves in a foil parcel, sealing so no air escapes
  5. Roast in the oven for about an hour and fifteen minutes
  6. Check the garlic soft and squidgy
  7. Squeeze the soft garlic purée out of the cloves
  8. Spread on your potatoes
  9. Yum!


This could be done with normal garlic though the resulting purée would be stronger and harsher.

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