Clay Pot-Roasted Garlic


Try cooking garlic in a terra-cotta roaster (soak in water before using) to prevent overcooking. Roasted Garlic is delicious spread on toast or tossed with cooked pasta.

Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins
1/4 cup mashed garlic


  • Coarse kosher salt

  • 1 large garlic bulb (2 1/2- to 3-inches in diameter)

  • Olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Add a layer of kosher salt to bottom of roaster. Cut 1/2 inch from tip of bulb; place bulb cut side up in roaster. Drizzle with olive oil. Cover; roast 1 hour. Cool. Squeeze cloves from skin. Serve on toasted bread or toss with cooked pasta.

    clay pot roasted garlic

    BHG / Crystal Hughes


A terra-cotta garlic roaster prevents overcooking. Soak it in water before using.

Roasted Garlic on dark gray background
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

72 Calories
4g Fat
9g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 8.8mg 44%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 114mg 2%
Folate, total 0.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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