Sunday, September 8, 2013

TheVeggieNerd: How to make Garlic Infused Olive Oil, Roasted Garlic, and Super Simple Garlic Bread - Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly Recipe

Hello there TheVeggieNerd at your service, BUT you may call me Eric if you wish.

I have another great Veggie Nerd Video for you all today.

I hope you enjoy!

~ Important info about using raw garlic ~
Make sure that when using garlic in a dish, that it is properly cooked. Its rare, but it has been found that raw garlic can potentially harbor bacteria that could cause food poisoning. The reasoning behind the long cook time, Use of lime/lemon (as an acid), and refrigeration is to stave off harmful bacteria. 

Ingredients - Garlic Infused Olive Oil / Roasted Garlic

2 to 3 - Cups - Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
4 to 5 - Whole Heads - Garlic Cloves
Juice from one Lemon/Lime (Either works fine)

Ingredients - Super Simple Garlic Bread
Garlic Infused Olive Oil, or Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Garlic Powder (If not using Infused Olive OIl)
Italian Seasoning (Basil, Oregano, Thyme, and Parsley)
Vegan Friendly Bread (Be sure to read the ingredients list, and find a bread that does not use milk, eggs, etc. Most french breads are vegan friendly)