How to roast garlic
- Preparation and cooking time
- 1 whole garlic
Keen to find out how to roast garlic? Once roasted, garlic becomes sweet and soft – perfect for soups, sauces and dips
- STEP 1
Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Cut the top off the garlic bulb, exposing the tops of the garlic cloves. Put on a small square of foil, and rub with the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Scrunch up the foil to seal in the bulb.
- STEP 2
Roast for 25-30 mins until soft when pressed, and the papery casing is light golden. Leave to cool for a few minutes before squeezing the soft roasted garlic out of their shells. Alternatively, take off all the papery casing and remove the cloves individually.