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How to Roast Garlic

Marybeth Feutz
Roast garlic has a mellow, sweet, nutty flavor. It's perfect for so many dishes, and it's so easy to make!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Side

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Peel off any of the loose papery outer layers of the garlic head. Be sure to leave all cloves attached.
  • Keeping the head of garlic intact, cut off the top of the head to expose all the cloves (about 1/4 inch).
  • Stand garlic with the cut side up. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil, allowing oil to settle between the peel and cloves. Repeat at least once. Top with a dash of salt and pepper.
  • Wrap loosely in aluminum foil.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for at least 45 minutes, until garlic cloves are soft and golden brown.
  • To roast multiple heads of garlic, place garlic in a small pan, cut sides up. Drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper as directed above. Cover pan with aluminum foil and roast as directed above.
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