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Chapter: Vegetable Recipes
Section: Garlic
Recipe: Roasted Garlic

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Roasted Garlic
garlic bulbs
olive oil

Preheat the oven to 400F.

Peel away the outer layers of the garlic bulb skin, leaving the skins of
the individual cloves intact. Using a knife, cut off 1/4 to a 1/2 inch of
the top of cloves, exposing the individual cloves of garlic.

Place the garlic heads in a baking pan; muffin pans work well for this
purpose. Drizzle a couple teaspoons of olive oil over each head, using your
fingers to make sure the garlic head is well coated. Cover with aluminum
foil. Bake at 400F for 30-35 minutes, or until the cloves feel soft when

Allow the garlic to cool enough so you can touch it without burning
yourself. Use a small small knife cut the skin slightly around each clove.
Use a cocktail fork or your fingers to pull or squeeze the roasted garlic
cloves out of their skins.

Eat as is (I love straight roasted garlic) or mash with a fork and use for

From: Simply Recipes
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