Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic is easy to make, and makes a delicious addition to bread, soups and stews!

Have you ever roasted bulbs of garlic?  Then smothered the cloves on crusty bread?  Or added them to soups, stews and other yummy things?  If not, you need to.  When garlic is roasted it becomes sweeter, milder and soft enough to spread.  Divine decadence it is.  I’m going to show you how to roast garlic then how to use it!

How to Roast Garlic

Roasting garlic is so simple too…just a few seconds of prep and into the oven.  That’s it.



Roasted Garlic


Roasted Garlic is easy to make, and makes a delicious addition to bread, soups and stews!



  • 1 full head of garlic
  • olive oil


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut the top off of the head of garlic, just to expose the cloves inside.
  3. Drizzle with some olive oil.
  4. Wrap in tin foil.
  5. Bake for about 1 hour.

Roasted Garlic

How to Use Roasted Garlic:

  • Spread it on breads
  • Add it to soups and stews
  • Add it to dips
  • Toss it with tomatoes and pasta
  • Toss it with steamed or roasted veggies
  • Basically, you can add it to anything you would usually put garlic in

Recipes with Roasted Garlic:

Parsley or mint gum anyone?  😉

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    Comeca Jones
    November 9, 2011 at 10:11 AM

    Great tip thanks! It sure will save me from buying the pricey minced garlic.

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    E @ Act Fast Chef
    November 9, 2011 at 10:56 AM

    I love roasted garlice 🙂 Yummm. especially spread on some buttered bread!

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    Lindsay [rookie's nest]
    November 9, 2011 at 1:18 PM

    OMGosh you’re making me hungry & I just ate breakfast..that looks amazing!

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    Okio B Designs
    November 9, 2011 at 2:05 PM

    I love squeezing the garlic out right onto a piece of fresh Italian bread. So yummy! I could eat garlic with every meal if I wouldn’t offend – ha!


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    Tutus & Tea Parties
    November 9, 2011 at 2:08 PM

    I just love everything about roasted garlic. It makes the place smell sooo good and it tastes super delish! I make a great garlic mashed potato for the holidays that are always a huge hit…must be because it has roasted garlic in it!

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    November 9, 2011 at 8:18 PM

    so, roasted garlic with goat cheese on crisp roasted pita bread! YUMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for the reminder!

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    Julia Miller
    November 9, 2011 at 9:15 PM

    I have never tried that, looks really good. Thanks for sharing.

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    November 14, 2011 at 8:33 PM

    Roasted garlic spread on crusty bread is one of my FAVE appetizers! I might have to make this tonight after reading your post!!

    New follower 🙂


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    November 16, 2011 at 6:28 PM

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