If you're looking for a tasty and healthy way to add some flavor to your meals, roasting green garlic is a great option. Not only is it easy to make, but it also brings out the natural sweetness and nutty flavor of the garlic.
Roasted green garlic is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes. Its sweet, nutty flavor pairs well with many different types of cuisine, from Mediterranean to Asian. You can use roasted green garlic as a topping for pizza or flatbread, or as a flavoring in soups, stews, and sauces. It also works well as a spread on toast or crackers, or as a filling for sandwiches and wraps. Roasted green garlic can also be used to add flavor to roasted vegetables, grilled meats and of course, seafood! It's even perfect on its own as a side dish.
Here's a foolproof recipe that home chefs of all levels can follow to roast green garlic in your own oven at home:
Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
Trim the roots off the green garlic bulbs and remove any tough outer leaves.
Place the bulbs on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Drizzle the bulbs with olive oil, making sure they are well coated.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
Roast the green garlic in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until they are soft and slightly browned.
Remove from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
Roasting green garlic is a simple yet delicious way to add flavor to your meals. With just a few ingredients and some time in the oven, you can enjoy the sweet and nutty taste of this versatile vegetable. Try this recipe today and discover a new favorite side dish or flavoring for your favorite recipes.
When it's peak season for green garlic, you can find it listed here in our produce collection online. If it's not there, never fear, you can roast regular garlic in this same fashion. Remember, here at Four Star we only carry items that are hyper-seasonal, so if it's not peak season, you won't find it on our site! That is what it means to shop like a chef and appreciate ingredients when they are in season. Happy cooking!