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Roasted Garlic

Learn how to Roast Garlic and bake a whole bulb until each clove is butter-soft, sweet and nutty. Check out our list of ways to use this roasted garlic!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword roast garlic
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 13 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 bulb fresh garlic
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil


  1. Remove the outer layer of the garlic bulb, to expose the cloves in their individual shells.
  2. Cut off about 1/4″ of the top of the bulb.
  3. Place garlic bulbs in the prepared aluminum foil squares and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Drizzle about 2 teaspoons of olive oil on each bulb.
  5. Bring the edges of the foil together and close the bulb inside.
  6. Place the baking sheet in an oven preheated to 400 degrees F. Roast for 30 to 35 minutes or until the cloves are soft.
  7. Remove the sheet from the oven and let the foil packets cool until safe to the touch.
  8. Remove the bulbs from foil.
  9. The cloves are soft and should pop out from their shells with a help of a small spoon or butter knife.

Recipe Notes

  1. Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
  2. You can roast as many garlic bulbs as you like.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Garlic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 13 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.