2-Ingredient Melt-In-Your-Mouth Roasted Garlic Recipe Tastes Better Than Butter (Healthier, Too) by Pamela Allen

2-Ingredient Melt-In-Your-Mouth Roasted Garlic Recipe Tastes Better Than Butter (Healthier, Too)

Roasted garlic is delicious, and this 2-ingredient roasted garlic recipe literally melts in your mouth. Plus, garlic is an anti-inflammatory that has several health benefits, including boosting immunity. 

Instead of butter, use roasted garlic as a condiment, a healthy appetizer spread, or add it to mashed potatoes, pasta or dressings. It’s so easy to make, and can be kept in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 whole fresh garlic 
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil (more or less as needed)

Here’s how you make it:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Peel away the papery outer layer of the garlic.
  3. Cut off the top one-third of the garlic.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over the garlic until completely covered.
  5. Roast upright in a covered dish for 1 hour.

Squeeze the roasted cloves of garlic on bread or use as an ingredient in your favorite dishes. 

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Donna John
I love roasted garlic, @pallen. I always throw a few whole cloves onto the pan when I'm roasting vegetables.
Rachel W. Lewter
I love garlic and it's so good for us. I can barely wait to try this.
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
How delicious. Great idea to use roasted garlic as a butter substitute! #yum

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