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Roasted Garlic

Roasting transforms garlic into a sweet, aromatic, buttery spread.

Real Simple NOVEMBER 2001

  • Yield: About 1/4 cup


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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 18mg
  • Calories: 19
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Iron: 0mg
  • Protein: 1mg
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 2mg

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