Roasting garlic works its magic, transforming its flavor into a deliciously nutty and mellow treat. Get hooked on this creamy Roasted Garlic Spread! Perfect for spreading on toasted baguette slices, it creates a quick and effortless appetizer. And that's not all, this recipe includes a bonus: infused roasted garlic oil!
Ingredients – 2 cups peeled garlic cloves or 4-6 garlic heads – 1/4 teaspoon fine salt – 1-1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil – 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves (optional)
this spread is a great kitchen staple that is perfect for all occasions. You can also use it to give mundane meals an elevated touch of flavor. With this Roasted Garlic Spread recipe you'll never be without the garlicky goodness. we have it on a grilled cheese sandwich in the photo above.
Our recipe will show you how to roast the garlic in oil to make a heavenly spread. This spread is a great kitchen staple that is perfect for all occasions. You can also use it to give mundane meals an elevated touch of flavor. With this Roasted Garlic Spread recipe you'll never be without the garlicky goodness.
Roasted garlic stored in oil needs to be handled carefully due to the risk of botulism, a form of food poisoning. If you're planning to store roasted garlic in oil, it's best to keep it in the fridge or freezer. Do not let it sit at room temperature. It will last 1 week in the fridge.
1. Garlic Bread: Smear it on a baguette and toast for an instant gourmet garlic bread. 2. Pasta Sauce Starter: Mix it into your tomato or Alfredo sauce for added depth of flavor. 3. Salad Dressing: Whisk it into vinaigrettes or creamy dressings for salads. 4. Grilled Cheese: Use it as a layer inside your grilled cheese sandwich.
1. Pizza: Use it as a base layer before adding your favorite pizza toppings. 2. Mashed Potatoes: Stir it into mashed potatoes for a garlic-infused side dish. 3. Veggie Toss: Mix it with roasted or steamed vegetables. 4. Burger: Use it as a condiment on your favorite veggie or meat burgers.