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Mashed Roasted Garlic

  • ACTIVE: 5 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 10 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes about 1/2 cup
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • STAFF-FAVORITE
  • VEGETARIAN

These fragrant roasted garlic is great mixed into mashed potatoes.

  1. 2 large heads of garlic, halved horizontally
  2. 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  3. Salt
  4. Freshly ground black pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 300°. Arrange the garlic cut side up on a sheet of foil and drizzle with the olive oil. Season the garlic with salt and pepper and wrap it in the foil. Roast the garlic for about 1 hour, until very soft. Let cool, then squeeze the garlic cloves out of the skins and mash.
Make Ahead The mashed roasted garlic can be covered in oil, stored in a jar and refrigerated for up to 1 week.