In this method the garlic is peeled and the individual cloves are roasted. The cloves can then be sliced and tossed with your favorite pasta dish or sprinkled over cooked fish or vegetables.
The garlic can be roasted in a small pan in a toaster oven. For garlic lovers, roasting is a must it makes the garlic sweeter, more buttery, and tastier.
To Prepare Ahead: Roasted garlic will keep 2 to 3 weeks, refrigerated, in a covered container.
Total Timeunder 30 minutes
Make Ahead RecipeYes
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturegarlicky, hot & spicy, sweet
Type of DishCondiments
- 5 to 6 ounces peeled and trimmed garlic cloves
- 2 tablespoons Chili and Garlic Oil
Preheat the oven to 375°F.
Putting them in a small roasting pan, arrange the cloves in a single layer and spoon the Chili and Garlic Oil over. Roast, stirring occasionally, until the cloves are lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes. Watch the garlic as it browns-when it becomes too brown, it takes on a bitter taste.
Cool the garlic and transfer it to a container and refrigerate, covered, until needed.
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