In honor of National Garlic Month, try this simple “how to” recipe for oven-roasted garlic!
1 head garlic (elephant garlic has many cloves & works well)
2 tbsp. olive oil (or more)
salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 425.
Slice off the very top of the garlic head and place in a piece of foil. Drizzle olive oil inside the head of garlic until it is completely filled, just starting to run down the side.
Wrap tightly with the foil and place on a cookie sheet. Bake until tender and fragrant, about 35 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let cool. Peel off the outside of bulb of garlic, then gently squeeze each clove out.
Season with salt and pepper if desired.
Use in any recipe you’d like, or simply spread onto bread for a wonderful addition to any meal!
Recipe courtesy of Genius Kitchen.