This easy and delicious recipe will teach you how to roast garlic at home in no time! A ton of ways to use!
If you’ve had roasted garlic on anything before, then you know how amazing it can impact the flavor. What you might not know is how to roast garlic and just how simple it really is.
Roasted garlic is good on everything from crunchy bread to pasta, rice, hummus, potatoes and more.
Really, if you love garlic, there’s not much that you wouldn’t love to put roasted garlic on.
Luckily, we’re going to show you today just how easy it is to make it yourself at home. And you may, if you’ve never made it before, be shocked at just how easy it is to make yourself at home.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the difference between baking and roasting?
Baking and roasting can be confusing, especially if you are new to being in the kitchen. Essentially, they are somewhat the same; however, just a tad different.
Roasting refers to cooking something, usually in an open dish, at a temperature higher than 400 degrees F.
Garlic is one of the few vegetables that you do cover.
Do you peel the garlic before roasting?
No! One of that best parts about roasting garlic is how easy it in. In fact you don’t even have to peel it.
You do peel any excess paper off the garlic bulb; however, you don’t peel the last layer.
Can I make oven roasted garlic Top 8 Allergen Free?
There are no Top Allergens when you make oven roasted garlic.
How long is oven roasted garlic good for?
Once your garlic is roasted, you can let cool and then choose an option:
- store in the fridge for 3-4 days in an air tight container
- store submerged in oil in an air tight container in the fridge for 10-14 days
- store in the freezer (in oil or not) for up to 3 months
Can oven roasted garlic be frozen?
Yes. You can freeze 1 clove per ice cube tray either with or without oil and then one frozen pop into an air tight freezer bag or container.
Use within 3 months.
Can I make roasted garlic without oil?
Yes. You can either make in the foil method listed in the recipe card below or you can make using the foil-less method below.
Can I make roasted garlic without foil?
Yes. Place the entire bulb of garlic in a muffin tray with the top still cut off. Then place another muffin tray on top. Bake according to the same time and temperature in the recipe.
Can I make more than one bulb at a time?
Yes! just repeat the process for however many bulbs you have!
Zero waste tips:
There will be some garlic inside the part that you cut off. You don’t have to waste that. Here’s what you can do:
- use it to make a compost
- mince it and use it in any dish like normal
- compost it
What other oven roasted vegetables can I make?
There are so many other vegetables that you can roast like:
- and more!
See how to roast a variety of different vegetables here!
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How to Roast Garlic
- 1 bulb garlic
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Remove any excess paper around the garlic, but do not peel the layer around the cloves.
- Cut off the top ¼ of the bulb to expose the cloves.
- Place the bulb in a piece of foil.
- Drizzle the olive oil over the top.
- Fold the foil up around the garlic and twist at the top to seal.
- Place on a baking sheet and cook for 40 minutes or until a knife easily pierces through. *Time depends on size and type of garlic.
- Remove and let cool to touch.
- Push up on the garlic cloves or squeeze them to get out.
- Use immediately or place in an air tight container for 3-4 days.
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