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Homemade Garlic Oil

Super simple recipe for garlic infused olive oil, perfect for cooking and salads.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: larder staples
Cuisine: Greek
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 500 ml/1 pint olive oil
  • 1 bulb of garlic about 8 cloves


  • Peel the garlic cloves and heat in the oiol to simmering (bubbles appearing round edges of pan) and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and cover and leave to cool completely
  • Strain out the garlic using a sieve.
  • Pour into a sterilised bottle and pop on the lid.
  • Will keep for up to a month in the fridge but remove for 30 minutes before using.