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Garlic Onion Drops

Make Ahead Garlic Drops

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This recipe is really easy and great for OAMC (Once A Month Cooking)

When you are making your freezer meals, add a few drops to the bag to add great garlic/onion flavor to any recipe. If you have an overload of garlic and onion in your garden,
this unique recipe is perfect.

Add to soups, stews sauces, and so much more. You can sauté meats, just add 2 TBS butter and brown on all sides. Don't forget to add your favorite seasonings for melt in your mouth meats.

You Will Need

Steamer basket
Equal amounts of garlic and onion 
1 TBSP Salt
1 1/2 cup water
​Food Processor

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1. Add ingredients to your instant pot

2. On your pressure cooker, press steam (or rice setting) and set for 10 min.

3. when your timer goes off, let it natural release.

4. When cooled, get out your food processor because we are going to do some magic. Start with your garlic, and remove all skins, this is really easy they just pinch right out.

5. Then place onions and garlic into processor and process until smooth.
6. Use a 1 TBSP spoon to scoop and drop on the cookie sheet,

6. Use a butter knife to smooth into drops and flash freeze until almost frozen.

7. At this stage, place into 1 qt freezer bags to have roasted garlic and onion anytime you need it for a recipe! This roasted onion and garlic puree can be added to  soups stews or sauces. 

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Is frozen garlic just as good as fresh?

Frozen garlic lacks the crunchy texture of fresh, but the flavor remains strong—and definitely lacks the chemical taste that sometimes accompanies jarred garlic. 

What are Roasted Garlic and Frozen Onions Used For?

Making Frozen Garlic Drops not only saves time later, they are so convenient!  Instead of spending five minutes peeling and chopping the garlic and onion,  I just remove a drop or two and toss them right into soups, stews, and sauces. or any number of recipes. They are great busy weeknight meals. 

How long do frozen roasted garlic and onions last in the freezer?

2 to 3 months

Place them in an airtight container, freezer bag, Cooked onions can be frozen for up to 2 or 3  months when stored in an airtight container or freezer bag.

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