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How much garlic do you need for an easy sauce recipe?

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The garlic butter sauce featured on AllRecipes requires only 1 clove of crushed garlic. However, the Food Network's shrimp with garlic cream sauce requires 8 cloves, and KCET's Lebanese garlic sauce calls for 1 cup of garlic cloves.

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How much garlic do you need for an easy sauce recipe?
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In the AllRecipes recipe, the garlic is cooked with butter before dried oregano and basil are added. The shrimp with garlic cream sauce recipe from the Food Network requires garlic cloves that are unpeeled, finely chopped and cooked briefly in olive oil before the addition of heavy cream and other

ingredients.

A yogurt garlic sauce from Epicurious requires 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic blended with plain yogurt, kosher salt and freshly squeezed lemon juice. KCET's recipe for toum, or Lebanese garlic sauce, calls for salt, a neutral oil and fresh lemon juice in addition to the garlic.

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