Caramelized Garlic

Adapted from Bon Appetit Feb. 2015 issue

  • 3 heads garlic, cloves peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Traditional balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary

Cook the garlic in a medium saucepan of boiling salted water until it begins to soften, about 3 minutes. Drain.

Wipe saucepan dry and heat olive oil over medium-high. Add garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until cloves start to turn golden brown, about 2 minutes.

Add balsamic and 1 c, water and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until garlic is very tender, 10-12 minutes.  dd maple syrup, rosemary and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is syrupy and coats garlic, about 5 minutes.

Use in focaccia, quiches, pizza, or paninis.

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