25+ Tasty Recipes for Garlic Superfans Everywhere
Steer clear, garlic haters! These recipes celebrate everything that's amazing about healthy, aromatic, and flavorful garlic. Garlic has been shown to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, in addition to being a powerful natural antimicrobial, antiviral, and antibacterial food. While garlic can sometimes get a bad rap, with its strong, unmistakable flavor, these recipes show that, properly prepared, garlic-centric dishes are nothing but delicious. Experiment with adding a little (or a lot) more garlic to your home cooking with everything from classic garlicky dishes, like Garlic Sourdough and Easy Garlic Knots, to new twists, such as Creamy Garlic Soup and Roasted Garlic Pizza.
Garlic and Red Pepper Broccoli
Roasted Garlic-Balsamic Aioli
Roasted Garlic and Chive Dip
New Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette
Easy Garlic Knots
Creamy Garlic Soup
True, these are pure garlic cloves you're eating, but they've been mellowed by a dunk in boiling water and a salty pancetta wrap. Prep and Cook Time: 50 minutes. Notes: Boiling the garlic briefly makes it easier to peel—you don't have to smash the clove or cut into it to get the skin off.
Sauteed Scallops with Parsley and Garlic
Chinese Green Garlic Pancakes
Baby Potatoes with Kale and Garlic
Grilled Garlic Bread
Homemade garlic bread is a welcome addition to almost any meal, especially when it has a smoky char from the grill. Garlic butter makes the bread extra rich, but you can substitute olive oil if you wish. Sprinkle the cut bread with grated parmesan cheese just before serving if your crowd prefers cheesy garlic bread.
Roasted Variegated Potatoes With Garlic and Rosemary
Garlic Mashed-Potato Gratin
Rustic Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Escarole, Three Bean, and Roasted Garlic Soup
Lamb Shoulder Roast with Roasted Garlic Sauce
Crispy Garlic and Mushroom Green Beans
Pan-Roasted Artichokes with Lemon and Garlic
With a subtly flavored ingredient like artichokes, sometimes the simplest approach is best when preparing this side dish of Pan-Roasted Artichokes with Lemon and Garlic. A little roasted lemon, garlic, and fragrant rosemary are all you need to make tender baby artichokes shine.
Garlic Smashed-Potato Salad
Hot Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus
Roasted Garlic Pizza
Chicken Halves with Artichokes and Garlic
Silky Garlic Soup With Sourdough Soldiers
If you’ve never had garlic soup before, don’t be scared off by the idea. The garlic flavor is present, but it’s quite mellow and sweet after cooking. The soup is barely thick, with more of a “coats the back of a spoon” texture than, say, the thickness of a creamy potato soup—making it perfect for dunking toasted breadsticks into.