How to Roast Garlic

What you’ll need:
Whole head of garlic
Olive oil
Small baking dish (a ramekin works well)

Step 1
: Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 2
Without breaking the head of garlic apart, remove as much of the outer papery coating as you can:


Step 3
Cut off the pointed top part of the head, exposing a bit of each clove:


Step 4
Coat the small baking dish with olive oil and place the garlic inside. Drizzle with olive oil (use 1 Tablespoon olive oil per one head of garlic) and sprinkle liberally with salt.


Step 5
Cover with aluminum foil and bake until garlic is soft and able to be pierced easily with a paring knife, at least 40 minutes.


Step 6
Let the garlic cool until it can be handled easily. The cloves will squeeze easily out of their skins.


Step 7
Discard the skins and use your freshly roasted garlic in your favorite recipe!