Roasted Garlic

6 heads

Rather than the pungent flavor it has when raw, roasted garlic is mellow, sweet, and nutty. It's delicious spread on bread or mixed with cooked vegetables.


  • 6 heads garlic, tops trimmed by about ¼ inch

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place garlic in a baking dish, drizzle with olive oil, and cover with foil. Roast until soft, about 40 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool. Squeeze cloves out of skins. Whole cloves can be stored, tightly wrapped, in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

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