How to Roast Garlic in the Oven {LOW CALORIE RECIPE!}

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven

In this article you will learn How to Roast Garlic in the Oven for 1/2 the calories of the average recipe.

Roasted garlic recipes traditionally use lots of oil, but it’s just not needed. Sure, if you want to make garlic oil that’s one thing… But if you want to make low calorie roasted garlic spread we will show you how to cut calories without changing the flavor.

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven

At just 15 calories, this roasted garlic oven recipe can be added to all your favorite dishes to add complexity and flavor, without adding too many calories.

Below, we will sow you how to make roasted garlic cloves simply and easily. And best of all, very low oil fat and calories.

Learn how to roast garlic in the oven, and find our 15 calorie cooked garlic recipe below…

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven

We like to roast garlic cloves in a ramekin, it helps cut down on waste (you won’t need 2 feet of foil!) and we find it also cuts down on mess.

If you don’t have oven safe ramekins, don’t worry… We included directions on how to cook a head of garlic in foil as well.

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven

You’ll find everything you need to roast a whole head of garlic below…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Roasting Garlic Head (shopping list!)
  • How to Roast Garlic in Oven
  • Oven Roasted Garlic Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Roasted Garlic Cloves

Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone so you have it handy the next time you go shopping. And email yourself (or print!) the recipe card so you have it handy the next time you need these roasted garlic clove recipes.

Roasting garlic has never been easier. With the help of a printable recipe card, shopping list, nutrition label and more… This article will supply you with everything you need to make a roasted garlic bulb.

Up next, a shopping list for this Oven Roasted Garlic Recipe…

Ingredients for Roasting Garlic Head

A bulb of garlic has about 12 garlic cloves in it… Some more and some less.

The best way to pick a good head of garlic is to look for one where the skin (the paper like outer shell) is very tight around the garlic bulb.

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven

You only need 3 ingredients to make roasted garlic clove recipes…

Shopping List for Roasting Cloves of Garlic:

Question: What is the difference between a whole clove of garlic and a whole head of garlic?

Answer: A “clove” of garlic is a small singular piece, and the “head” has many cloves inside it. If you are purchasing fresh garlic is almost always will come in a whole head. And is about the size of a small fist, where a clove is the side of an almond.

Up next, how to roast garlic in the oven…

How to Roast Garlic in Oven

This recipe for garlic cooked can be made two ways… In a Ramekin (our preferred method) or in a foil packet. Both methods can be found below.

Question: How long to roast garlic in the oven?

Answer: It takes about an hour to roast a head of garlic. It’s best to roast garlic at a lower temperature (350°) as it can burn.

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven

Special Tip: You can find measurements, nutrition and the “how to” guide in the sharable recipe card in the next section.

How to Roast Garlic Cloves:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°
  2. Cut the top 1/3 off the garlic head so the cloves are exposed.
  3. Place the garlic head in an oven safe ramekin, spray with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and cover tightly with foil.
  4. Roast in the oven for 1 hour, then carefully move the ramekin from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Carefully remove the foil and discard. And move the garlic clove to a cutting board.
  6. Use a fork to gently pop out the garlic cloves onto the cutting board.
  7. You can use the same fork to smash the cloves into a roasted garlic spread, or you can place the cooked garlic cloves into a glass container, cover and refrigerate for later. Will hold in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Directions On Roasting Garlic Cloves Without Ramekin:

  1. Cut off a 2-foot piece of foil and place the prepared garlic clove in the center.
  2. Spray with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Wrap the foil around the garlic clove to make a loose but well sealed packet, and place on a baking sheet or casserole dish.
  4. Roast for 1 hour and continue with directions above.

Roasting garlic takes an hour… so use the recipe card below to double or triple the recipe for roasted garlic so you can make extra for later this week. The recipe card does all the math for you!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for oven roasted garlic recipes…

Oven Roasted Garlic Recipe

This easy roasted garlic recipe will teach you how to roast garlic in the oven without adding excess calories and fat.

You can have 1/4 of a head of this low calorie roasted garlic head for just 15 calories. Spread the cooked garlic cloves on a sandwich in place of mayo, mash up the roasted garlic and add it to homemade salad dressings… there are so many ways to use the low calorie roasted garlic recipe!

How to Roast Garlic in the Oven

Oven Roasted Garlic Recipe

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This low calorie Oven Roasted Garlic Recipe is easy to make, and so low in calories you'll want to add it to everything!
This roasted garlic bulb makes a wonderful roasted garlic spread, and at just 15 calories you can enjoy this cooked garlic without hurting your diet.
We cut calories with the help of olive oil spray, and the use of an oven safe ramekin (if you don't have one, we will supply you with foil directions too!) We were able to cut 100's of calories without changing the flavor or consistency.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Cooling Time: 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 13 mins
Course Appetizer, ingredient, seasoning, Side Dish, topping
Cuisine American, French, Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 15 kcal

Equipment

  • Foil

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°
  • Cut the top 1/3 off the garlic head so the cloves are exposed.
  • Place the garlic head in an oven safe ramekin, spray with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and cover tightly with foil.
  • Roast in the oven for 1 hour, then carefully move the ramekin from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the foil and discard. And move the garlic clove to a cutting board.
  • Use a fork to gently pop out the garlic cloves onto the cutting board.
  • You can use the same fork to smash the cloves into a roasted garlic spread, or you can place the cooked garlic cloves into a glass container, cover and refrigerate for later. Will hold in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Directions Without Ramekin:

  • Cut off a 2-foot piece of foil and place the prepared garlic clove in the center.
  • Spray with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Wrap the foil around the garlic clove to make a loose but well sealed packet, and place on a baking sheet or casserole dish.
  • Roast for 1 hour and continue with directions above.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 3clovesCalories: 15kcalCarbohydrates: 3.1gProtein: 0.6gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 292mgPotassium: 38mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.1gCalcium: 17mgIron: 0mg
Keyword appetizer, ingredient, seasoning, Side Dish, topping
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Nutrition and Calories in Roasted Garlic Cloves

Most recipes for roasted garlic are packed full of fat and calories, but in this article you learned how to roast garlic in the oven for just 15 calories!

Make sure to check out more low calorie recipes and tips in the next section…

Nutrition and Calories in Roasted Garlic Cloves

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