Garlic Recipes


Garlic Butter

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened
    Garlic butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced  
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

    Instructions

    1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.
    2. Spread on bread, then bake until lightly browned for garlic bread, or use a tablespoon to enhance the flavor of meats and vegetables
    3. If you won’t be using right away, roll the butter into logs and wrap in waxed paper.  Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 6 months.

      Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

      Ingredients
      • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
        garlic cheddar biscuits
      • 1/2 teaspoon salt
      • 1 tablespoon baking powder
      • 2 1/2 cups garlic butter*, divided
      • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
      • 1 cup buttermilk
      Instructions
      1. Preheat your oven to 425° F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
      2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and baking powder.
      3. Cut in the 2 cups of cold garlic butter cold butter using a fork or pastry cutter until the mixture is the size of small peas.
      4. Stir in the cheddar cheese with a fork and add the buttermilk. Mix until the dough it mostly comes together. Work gently, using your hands at the end to form a 1 ½ inch thick disc.   
      5. Turn the disc of dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Using a round biscuit cutter, or a juice glass dipped in flour, cut the dough into circles and place on the parchment paper lined baking sheets.
      6. Melt the remaining ½ cup of garlic butter and brush onto the dough circles.
      7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
      8. Serve warm

      Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

      Ingredients

      • 1 head garlic
      • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
        Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
      • 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1-2 inch pieces
      • 5 tablespoons butter
      • 3/4 cup heavy cream
      • Salt and white pepper, to taste

      Instructions

      1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
      2. Peel the garlic; toss with olive oil place on a rimmed baking sheet
      3. Bake until lightly browned and softened, about 35-45 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly, then mash cloves into a paste.
      4. Place potatoes in a large stockpot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Cook until fork tender, about 10-12 minutes, and drain. Mash the potatoes until smooth.
      5. Meanwhile heat butter and cream until butter melts. Add the roasted garlic and potatoes and mash all together.
      6. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
      7. Serve immediately.

      Herb Garlic Salt

      Ingredients

      • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
        Herb Garlic Salt
      • 12 cup kosher salt
      • 1 cup mixed fresh parsley, rosemary, thyme and sage. Adjust the quantities of each to your taste

      Instructions

      1. Crush garlic and coarsely chop in a food processor with half of salt to form a chunky paste.
      2. Slowly add the herbs and remaining salt; continue to chop into a fine paste.
      3. Spread on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and let sit uncovered 8 to 24 hours until dry and crumbly.
      4. Store in an airtight container up to 1 month.

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