Heat turns pungent garlic heads into savory garlic candy. With a gentle squeeze, the roasted heads will easily pop out of their paper-like jackets and onto your fingers. Eat whole or add to any recipe where garlic is required.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes plus cooling time
Yield: Makes 6 servings
- 6 heads garlic
- 6 tablespoons olive oil
- 6 pinches salt
- Remove top of garlic heads so that cloves are exposed.
- Top each head with olive oil and pinch of salt.
- Place garlic in the bottom of cast iron Dutch oven and cover with lid. Place on center rack of oven set to 350 degrees. Cook for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow garlic to cool. Store in airtight container until ready to use.