How to Roast Garlic in the oven to create a sweet, spreadable paste to use on your dinner rolls, in dips, pasta and more! If you've never Roasted Garlic, you're in for a treat!
- 2 bulbs garlic
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt & pepper to taste
- thyme fresh, for garnish
Preheat oven to 400° F and create an aluminum foil packet large enough to enclose garlic bulbs completely.
Slice 1/4 inch or so off the top of the garlic bulbs to reveal cloves
Place bulbs in an aluminum packet and place in a small oven safe dish
Drizzle oil over the top of the garlic bulbs allowing oil to drip in between cloves
Season with salt & pepper to taste
Close aluminum foil tent
Roast for 45-50 minutes
Open top of the aluminum foil tent and continue to roast for another 10-15 minutes or until top of garlic bulb is brown
Garnish with fresh thyme, if desired
Squeeze garlic or dig cloves out with a small fork and enjoy warm!