Rachael Ray's Easy Roasted Garlic
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Rachael Ray's Easy Roasted Garlic

Here's how Rach roasts garlic for a smooth, spreadable texture.

Ingredients

  • A few heads of garlic

  • Oil

  • Salt and pepper

  • A few sprigs of thyme

  • 1 large bay leaf

Preparation

Roasting garlic tames its bite and gives the cloves a smooth, spreadable texture. Here’s how to make it at home: Cut the ends off a few heads and put them on a sheet of foil. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, and add a few sprigs of thyme and 1 large bay leaf. Wrap up the garlic and roast at 400° until very tender, about 1 hour. I roast six heads at a time, let them cool, then remove the cloves and mash them into a paste. Roasted whole cloves and paste freeze well, so stash them away and add to sauces, stir into ricotta, or spread on hot bread with good olive oil.

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