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Roasted Garlic

Photo: Michele Gastl
Yield About 1/4 cup
Roasting transforms garlic into a sweet, aromatic, buttery spread.

Ingredients

  • 1 large head garlic
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or vermouth
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 18 mg
  • calories 19
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • carbohydrate 3 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • fat 0 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • iron 0 mg
  • protein 1 mg
  • satfat 0 g
  • sodium 2 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 400º F.Slice off the top of the garlic head with a sharp knife to expose the cloves. Place the garlic on a square of aluminum foil. Sprinkle with the wine, thyme, salt, and pepper. Fold foil to seal. Place in a garlic roaster or wrap entirely in more foil and bake 45 minutes. Unwrap and let cool. Squeeze the soft garlic cloves from their skins. Spread on slices of crusty bread.