Cheater Roasted Garlic

  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 20m

Really, it’s not cheating. It’s just another method of getting that sweet, mellow, roasted garlic flavor without heating up your whole house. As a bonus, you have flavorful garlic-infused oil left over.

Use the softened garlic for whatever you’d like! Add to potato salad, spread on toast, use in a vinaigrette, eat it with a fork…

Another option, once the garlic has softened, is to smash it into the oil with a pinch of salt for a ridiculously tasty garlic spread. Try it on pizza!



  • 25 whole cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 C. olive oil



Step 1

Combine garlic and oil in a small saucepan. Over medium heat, bring oil to very low simmer.

Step 2

Continue cooking 15 minutes, or until garlic has softened and is golden in color.

Step 3

Done! Allow garlic to cool and remove from oil (save that oil for another use!) or smash garlic into oil with a fork for a scrumptious spread.

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