Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Posted from AllRecipes.com



How to
Roast Garlic
Garlic, slowly roasted in the oven,
loses its sharp bite and turns remarkably
soft and mellow. Roasted cloves are nutty,
rich, slightly sweet and oh-so versatile.




1. Preheat the oven to
 375 degrees F
(190 degrees C). Cut
 about ½ inch off the top
 of the head of garlic.
 Peel off any loose,
papery skin.

    2. Place garlic in a
    small ovenproof
     baking dish, cut side up.

      3. Drizzle with 1
       tablespoon olive oil.

        4. Cover dish with
         aluminum foil  and
        bake in the oven until
        cut side is lightly
        browned and cloves are
        very soft, 45 minutes
         to 1 hour.
          5. Remove, and allow
          garlic to cool slightly
          before squeezing the garlic
          paste from the cloves.

          Try roasted garlic mashed
           into potatoes, blended
           into store-bought hummus,
           or in one of the recipes
          below. Roasted garlic is
          at its best, however, when
          treated simply--spread on
          crusty bread and drizzled
          with olive oil.

          Roasted Garlic Bread

          Broiled Chicken with
           Roasted Garlic Sauce

          Stir-fried Asparagus

          Wild Mushroom Puff Pastry

          Cassandra's Yummy 
          Lamb Chops

          Roasted Garlic Mashed 
          Potatoes

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