How To Oven Roast Garlic Perfectly
Roasted garlic is such a great building block to so many recipes. Knowing how to oven roast garlic perfectly will make sure that your recipes are the best they can be.
Servings 1 Head of garlic
- 1 large head of garlic top cut off
- 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Preheat the oven to 340f or 150c.
Cut the top off the head of garlic, leaving all the cloves together at the root.
Lay on a piece of foil large enough to loosely wrap the garlic.Sprinkle with the sea salt and wrap.
Roast in the oven for about 35 minutes, depending on how large the head of garlic is.
The garlic is roasted perfectly when a paring knife is inserted without resistance and the cloves are golden and sweet smelling.
Leave to cool for about 10 minutes. Use a tooth pick or a sharp paring knife to pop the cloves out of the skin. Use right away or store in a jar covered with oil for up to 4 days.