Spreadable Roasted Garlic

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Roasted peppers, whole baked garlic and chunks of Parmesan cheese start a meal beautifully. Be sure to include some good fresh Italian crusty bread to use with the meltingly sweet garlic and a cruet of good extra virgin olive oil instead of butter.

Top Review by anonymous23

very nice. I ended up putting all the cut sides down on the foil, which resulted in some yummy hard/chewy bits in my garlic. (next time I want to spread it on bread, I'll make sure the cut ends are up). I'm looking forward to getting better garlic from the farmers market this summer--easier to cut (and bigger) than what I get at the supermarket.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. With a sharp knife, cut off top 1/2 inch from garlic to expose cloves.
  3. Place each head in the middle of a 6-inch square of aluminum foil.
  4. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of olive oil over top of each.
  5. Wrap garlic loosely in foil.
  6. Set packets of garlic on a baking sheet and bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until garlic is soft enough to squeeze out of cloves to spread onto bread.

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