With its mellow, almost buttery flavor and texture, roasted garlic is a surefire way to perk up low-fat dishes.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1995


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Rub off excess papery skin from the garlic head without separating the cloves. Slice about 1/2 inch off the top of the garlic head. Place the garlic on a square of aluminum foil or in a ceramic garlic roaster, if you have one. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons water and pinch the edges of the foil together to make a package.

  • Roast until the cloves are very soft, 40 to 45 minutes. Unwrap and let cool slightly. Squeeze the cloves out of the skins.

Nutrition Facts

11 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 2.5g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 0.1g; vitamin a iu 0.7IU; vitamin c 2.3mg; folate 0.2mcg; calcium 13.6mg; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 1.9mg; potassium 30.1mg; sodium 1.3mg.

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