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Herby Garlic Confit

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Condiment
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking / Original bon appétit


  • 2 heads of garlic cloves separated, unpeeled
  • Sprig of fresh thyme
  • Sprig of fresh oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil


  • Preheat the oven to 250 degrees.
  • Place the separated garlic cloves (with skin still on) in a small baking dish along with the fresh thyme, oregano, and bay leaf.
  • Pour the olive oil on top.
  • Cover with tin foil and place into the oven to bake for 75-90 minutes, or until the cloves are softened and jammy on the inside.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.