Garlic Rub Recipe

Garlic Rub
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: about 1/3 cup (1 serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
696 Calories
55g Fat
49g Carbs
9g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: about 1/3 cup (1 serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 696
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 55g 70%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Protein 9g
Calcium 265mg 20%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The best way to maximize the flavor in this garlic rub is to let it sit for a few days in the refrigerator so ​the garlic can flavor the oil. Let the flavors mix and you really will get a great garlicky rub. This is an excellent base for most flavored pastes or wet rubs.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (fresh)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Optional: 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Mix garlic, salt, parsley, black pepper and cayenne together. Slowly add oil while mixing.
  3. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container for a few weeks after preparing.