Simple Roasted Garlic with Thyme

When garlic is roasted it becomes nutty and sweet. Spread it onto crackers or use it for an especially flavorful garlic bread.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 heads garlic
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Remove some of the papery skins from the garlic heads. Cut 1" from the top of each head. Place cut side up in a cast-iron pan or small baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Top with thyme sprigs. Bake for 45 minutes or until garlic is golden and soft.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes, or until garlic is cool enough to handle. Squeeze cloves out of skins; discard skins. Serve as is, or mash and serve as an appetizer spread.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 heads garlic
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Remove some of the papery skins from the garlic heads. Cut 1" from the top of each head. Place cut side up in a cast-iron pan or small baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Top with thyme sprigs. Bake for 45 minutes or until garlic is golden and soft.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes, or until garlic is cool enough to handle. Squeeze cloves out of skins; discard skins. Serve as is, or mash and serve as an appetizer spread.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories40
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium150mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Protein1g