Welcome to lesson 7 of the homemade how-to series: how to roast garlic. In each lesson, I break down the steps for a home cooking skill I searched for often as I first learned to cook, or one that’s always been on my to-learn list. A recipe to showcase your new skill will follow a couple days after the how-to post!
Chances are, you searched for this tutorial in a pinch, so let’s dive right in! Click here to jump down and read more about roasted garlic and some ideas for how to use it.
How to roast garlic
- One or more garlic bulbs
- Olive oil
- Sharp knife
- Baking sheet (any size, but these mini ones work great)
Step 1: Remove extra peels
Preheat oven to 400 (F). Peel any loose, excess layers from the garlic, leaving only the peel that isn’t easily removed.