Easy Oven Roasted Garlic



"This easy oven roasted garlic recipe is the best way to roast whole heads of garlic. Once roasted, you can squeeze the pulp from the individual garlic cloves right out and use in all your favorite recipes. "

- Debra Klein


Olive Oil Garlic Sea Salt Rosemary

Length Comparison


Prep The Garlic

Slice off about ¼” from the ends of the garlic heads (not the root end) to expose inner cloves.

Length Comparison


Season The Garlic

Place in small baking dish and drizzle with a couple teaspoons of olive oil then sprinkle with kosher salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Turn garlic heads upside down, add fresh herbs to the pan and tightly cover with a piece of foil.

Length Comparison


Cook The Garlic

Place covered dish in the hot oven and roast for 45 minutes. A bit longer if your heads and cloves are on the large side.

Length Comparison


Serve & Enjoy

Carefully remove foil and wait until garlic heads are cool enough to handle. Gently squeeze garlic pulp out of skins to use in recipe, OR leave whole heads intact and plate to serve with small spreader.

Try this next:

Hi, I'm Debra. I’m a health coach and culinary instructor, dedicated to making nourishing food taste incredible and inspiring healthy choices with easy plant-based recipes. I’m so glad you’re here. I’m ready to meet you on your journey where healthy meets delicious.