Learn how to roast garlic in the microwave in just minutes! If you are a garlic lover, this is a must-have recipe. You will be topping all of your favorite dishes with perfectly roasted garlic in no time.
This recipe is great for, well just about anything! Spread soft buttery garlic on a piece of French bread, toss it with a salad, or top off your. Roasted garlic is great for anything that you want to add a little extra flavor to.
Roasting garlic in the microwave saves so much time as compared to roasting it in the oven. The flavor you get from roasting garlic in the microwave as opposed to roasting in the oven is not asstrong, but I still enjoy the taste. Especially when I can roast it and slap it on a piece of crunchy toast or mix it in with hummus in just a couple of minutes.
Why Roast Garlic in the Microwave?
It is the fastest and easiest way to roast garlic
Little prep time and minimum clean up
Use this recipe to quickly add a delicious soft garlic flavor to anything
- 1 head of garlic
- olive oil
- 3 tbsp water
How to Roast Garlic in the Microwave – Step by Step
- Cut the top (pointed end) off of the head of garlic so you can see the cloves
2. In a small, shallow, microwave safe dish (or mug) place the garlic and pour the water in
3. Drizzle with a decent amount of olive oil (I like to use a pretty generous amount)
4. Microwave at 50% power for about 8 minutes, enjoy!
Learn how to roast buttery tender garlic in just 10 minutes! Depending on how many watts your microwave is, cook time may vary.
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- olive oil
Cut the top (pointed end) off of the head of garlic so you can see the cloves
In a small, shallow, microwave safe dish (or mug) place the garlic and pour the water in
Drizzle with a decent amount of olive oil (I like to use a pretty generous amount)
Microwave at 40% power for about 10 minutes, enjoy!
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