Oven Roasted Garlic With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Oven Roasted Garlic With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Oven Roasted Garlic With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 15 minutes

  • 45 minutes

  • 4

  • Toppings / Side Dish

About this recipe
If you've never tried roasting garlic before, now it is time to try. Roasting garlic is super simple and easy. You’ll be enjoying the flavor of garlic to make it all the time.

A Culinary Alchemy: Oven Roasted Garlic with Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Indulge in a culinary odyssey as we transform the ordinary into the extraordinary – enter the realm of Oven Roasted Garlic, now adorned with the luxurious touch of Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil. This enchanting journey goes beyond the confines of a recipe; it's an exploration of flavors that will redefine your kitchen experience and infuse your dishes with the essence of excellence.

The Magic of Roasted Garlic Unveiled Before we plunge into the culinary delight that is Oven Roasted Garlic, let's unravel the magic that happens when garlic undergoes the alchemy of roasting. The once assertive cloves soften into a sweet and buttery delight, creating a versatile ingredient that harmonizes with various dishes.


  1. Fresh whole garlic bulbs, tops sliced off to expose the cloves.

  2. Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil for drizzling.

  3. Salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Fresh herbs like rosemary or thyme (optional for added aroma).

The Art of Roasting: A Symphony in the Oven

  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Set the stage by preheating your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prepare the Garlic Bulbs:
    • Begin the culinary overture by delicately slicing off the tops of the garlic bulbs to reveal the precious cloves within.
  3. Drizzle with Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil:
    • Let Gaia Oliva take center stage as you generously drizzle this liquid gold over the exposed garlic cloves, ensuring each one is bathed in the richness of the olive oil.
  4. Seasoning and Optional Herbs:
    • Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper over the garlic bulbs, orchestrating the perfect balance of flavors. For a sublime aromatic touch, consider adding fresh herbs like rosemary or thyme.

  5. Wrap and Roast:
    • Create a symphony of flavors by wrapping the garlic bulbs in aluminum foil, forming a pouch. Place this pouch in the preheated oven, where the magic will unfold.

  6. Roasting Time:
    • Let the culinary crescendo build as you roast the garlic for approximately 40-45 minutes, or until the cloves attain a golden brown hue and a delectable softness.

Time to Prepare:

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

  • Cooking Time: 40-45 minutes

  • Total Time: 55 minutes

The Gaia Oliva Touch: Elevating the Roasted Garlic Experience

What sets this Oven Roasted Garlic apart is the infusion of Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The velvety texture and fruity notes of this premium olive oil add a layer of complexity to the garlic, turning a simple ingredient into a culinary masterpiece. As the garlic sweetens, it harmonizes with the delicate fruitiness of Gaia Oliva, creating a melody for your taste buds.

Serving Suggestions:

  1. Spread on Fresh Bread:
    • Commence the gastronomic symphony by squeezing the roasted garlic cloves onto warm, crusty bread for a simple yet decadent appetizer.

  2. Mash into Sauces:
    • Elevate your culinary composition by incorporating roasted garlic into sauces, gravies, or pasta dishes for an extra layer of flavor.

  3. Blend into Spreads:
    • Craft a delightful sonata by blending roasted garlic with cream cheese or Greek yogurt, creating a delectable spread for crackers or vegetables.

  4. Enhance Meats and Vegetables:
    • Conclude the culinary masterpiece by mixing roasted garlic with Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil and brushing it over grilled meats or roasted vegetables.

Conclusion: A Culinary Symphony in Every Clove

Oven Roasted Garlic with Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil is not just a recipe; it's a culinary symphony. The magic unfolds in the oven, where garlic and olive oil dance together, creating a melody that resonates on the palate. Elevate your dishes with this simple yet profound composition, and let Gaia Oliva be the conductor of your gastronomic experience. Visit our online store to bring home the essence of excellence – Gaia Oliva Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Happy roasting!

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