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How to Roast Garlic Cloves In The Oven

Slow roasting garlic results in a creamy, sweet and mellow flavor that is the perfect compliment to spicy mustard and bright lemon juice.
Course Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Keyword condiment, how to
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 85kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce


  • 8 cloves whole garlic skin on
  • 1/4 c lemon juice
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place whole garlic cloves on top of a 12 x 12 square of tin foil and drizzle with 1 teaspoon of the olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Wrap foil around the garlic tightly and roast in oven for 45 minutes; let cool.
  • In a small mason jar or bowl, combine lemon juice, 2 tbs olive oil, dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Shake or whisk until emulsified.
  • When garlic is cool enough to handle, gently out of skin and mash with a fork.
  • Add mashed garlic to the vinaigrette and shake, shake, shake until smooth.


Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 7.9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.9g | Sodium: 656mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.4g