Slow-Roasted Garlic

Recipe by Roosie
READY IN: 1hr 20mins


  • 1
    head garlic
  • 1
    teaspoon olive oil (approx) or 1 teaspoon butter (approx)
  • 2
    tablespoons water (approx) or 2 tablespoons stock (approx)


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Peel the head of garlic of all the papery skin with the exception of the very last layer.
  • Garlic should still hold together in its original shape, but individual cloves should be visible.
  • Rub head and inside of oven proof dish (a ramekin, custard dish will work) with butter or olive oil.
  • Put water/stock in bottom of dish.
  • Cover dish with foil and place in preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  • After the 45 minutes are up, uncover the dish and bake for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Remove garlic and dish from oven and allow to cool.
  • After cooled, remove cloves and squeeze the roasted garlic from the cloves into a dish or container.
  • The roasted garlic should be a light yellowy-brown and very soft and sticky.
  • Store in the refrigerator and use in place of garlic for a milder and delicious flavor.