Spartan Baked Garlic Bulbs

Sprint – Level 1 Difficulty

by Andrew Thomas

Baked garlic bulbs are extremely versatile because they give you garlic paste. From making hummus to using it as a spread on bread, vegetables, or meats, the baked garlic paste you get from this recipe is a powerful tool to have in your cooking arsenal.

The Facts:
High vitamin C, immune boosting, healthy fats
25 minutes
2 servings
80-160 calories per serving
Vegan, gluten-free


2 garlic bulbs
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil


Preheat oven to 400 F.
1. Cut the top 1/4 inch off of the garlic bulbs, exposing the tops of the garlic cloves inside.

2. Pour a bit of olive oil over each bulb and then place them in a oven safe dish.

3. Bake garlic for 35-45 minutes, or until light browning can be seen on exposed garlic bulbs.

4. Let cool.
5. Using your fingers, squeeze the individual garlic cloves out from the bulb.

Garlic Paste Suggestions:

Put on bread, crackers, vegetables, and meats.
Put on a sandwich instead of mayonnaise.
Make Spartan Garlic Hummus.

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