Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Garlic
Grilled. Peel outer wrappers of a bulb of garlic until one or two wrappers still cover the cloves. Drizzle olive oil on the bulbs and wrap them in aluminum foil. Place on center rack of the grill and slow roast for 45 minutes.
Garlic Bruschetta. Combine 4 minced garlic cloves, 2-3 chopped tomatoes, basil leaves, oregano, and olive oil to make a traditional bruschetta with a pop of garlic. Also try garlic in our Mushroom Bruschetta or Eggplant Bruschetta.
Salsa. Make a salsa with mashed roasted garlic, diced red pepper, feta cheese, green onion, oregano and olive oil. Serve with assorted crackers and baked chips.
Just … MORE Flavor. Garlic is such a versatile ingredient it can be easily added to any recipe to boost its flavor. Search our healthy recipes for dishes that are full of garlic’s aroma and unique flavor.
Garlic Marinade. Combine low-fat Italian dressing, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic and olive oil to make a marinade that splendidly complements steak, shrimp, or chicken.
A Light Sauce. Top whole wheat pasta with a combination of olive oil, basil, and sautéed garlic for a heart-healthy sauce.
A Healthier … Tastier Baked Potato. Mash roasted or sautéed garlic, and spread over a baked potato in place of butter for a healthier and more flavorful baked potato. Recipes: Garlic Roasted Potatoes | Oven Roasted Potatoes
Frittata. For an early morning flavor burst combine egg whites, crushed garlic, spinach, onion, mushrooms, broccoli, and Monterrey Jack cheese to make a veggie-packed frittata.
Garlic Hummus. Combine roasted garlic cloves with chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil, and dill for a rustic hummus spread. Serve with assorted veggies.
Bake It! Preheat oven to 350° F, coat 3 heads of garlic with 2 Tbsp of margarine, place each head of garlic in a piece of aluminum foil and fold over. Place in oven for about 30 minutes until soft.