One of the world's most sublimely simple pleasures is roasted garlic. There's something so wonderful about the soft spreadable cloves that are sweet and slightly caramelized. I can't help but pop them into my mouth or slather them on French bread. Roasted garlic is also a great flavor enhancer for all sorts of dishes from salad dressings to pasta sauces. Anytime I need a last minute appetizer, I'll roast a couple of heads of garlic, then throw them on a plate next to some bread, cheese, and olives. It totally fools people into thinking you've made something special. But really, the technique is so easy! To learn how to roast garlic, a culinary basic you'll use over and over again, keep reading.
Adapted from Simply Recipes Ingredients 4 heads of garlic Directions Makes 4 heads of roasted garlic.
Olive oil for drizzling
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Adapted from Simply Recipes
4 heads of garlic
Makes 4 heads of roasted garlic.