Roast Garlic Purée

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

Roast garlic purée can be whisked into the cooking liquid from a fricassee, into a pan-deglazed sauce, or into the juices from a roasting pan to lightly thicken the mixture and give it a rich flavor. You can also spread garlic purée on toast (it makes the ultimate garlic bread) or thin it with broth or cream to turn it into a velvety sauce for grilled or sautéed meats and seafood. Garlic purée keeps for several weeks, in a small jar in the refrigerator, covered with a 6-inch layer of extra-