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Baked Garlic

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"Baked garlic is sweet and very yummy, as well as being very spreadable. Serve as an appetizer with a good crusty bread or with crackers. People can peel a piece of garlic off of the bulb and squeeze the soft, warm garlic our of its shell."
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Ingredients

33 m servings 57
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 appetizer servings)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cut aluminum foil into 3 6-inch squares (large enough to wrap each garlic head). Place 2 teaspoons of butter in each square of foil and place one garlic head into each square of foil. Fold the packets up, and arrange them in a 9 inch pie pan.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the garlic is soft.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 57 calories; 3 6.9 1.4 8 24 Full nutrition

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Absolutely love this stuff but couldn't give the recipe a 5 star because I didn't follow it. Use E.V.O.O. instead of butter....it is so much better, and I use a terra cotta flowerpot and base t...

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I have been trying to figure out why the reviews kept talking about salt and the original recipe said the garlic had sweetess. So I experimented. It appears to me that the recipe must have used...

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Absolutely love this stuff but couldn't give the recipe a 5 star because I didn't follow it. Use E.V.O.O. instead of butter....it is so much better, and I use a terra cotta flowerpot and base t...

This was really yummy and quick. In lieu of the butter, I subsituted olive oil with a dash of salt. (As suggested by a previous reviewer)

My husband and I really enjoyed this. I made one for each of us and we still fought over who was getting more. ; ) I cut off about a quarter of an inch off the bottom of the bulbs (the pointy ...

you cant go wrong with baked garlic. i took the advice of others and used olive oil and salt. excellent. it is true, however, it takes about 40-45 minutes to get soft.

Well, this was difficult to rate. Really, I think that this particular recipe deserves a three due to the fact that olive oil is what you should use instead of butter and the time seems off. But...

Roasted garlic rocks for an easy appetizer. Made 4 heads of garlic this weekend with just a drizzle of olive oil (instead of butter). I upped the heat to 400 and baked for 45 min. Mushy, but so ...

I used olive oil instead of butter. Much more traditional and healthier. Excellent.

Stick to the recipe, use butter. Olive oil can be a little overpowering, it tastes nicer with butter, and butter isn't as bad as it's made out to be.

Had it not been for the butter, I would have rated this recipe even higher. Roasting is a wonderful way to prepare/serve garlic. Unfortunately, butter is really bad for your body. Why not subs...