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Clay Pot Roasted Garlic

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Clay pots have been used for cooking since ancient times by many cultures. Today, with more of us searching for great ways to add flavor and reduce fat in our diet, clay pot cooking is making a popular comeback to the kitchen.


2 large whole garlic bulbs
2 tablespoons oil

Garlic Cloves

Recipe Directions

Soak clay pot and its cover in water at least 15 minutes. Cut off about 1/2-inch from the top of bulbs and remove some of the outer papery covering. Brush entire bulb with oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Place bulbs cut side up in pot. Cover and place in cold oven. Turn on oven to 350-degrees and bake one hour. Brush bulbs with additional oil and bake another 15 minutes. Recipe makes six low salt/low sodium servings.

Recipe Note

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Nutrition Information

Calories: 42 (Calories from fat: 94 percent); Total Fat: 4.5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Protein: 0.1g; Carbohydrates: 0.6g; Fiber: 0g; Sodium: 0mg; Sugar: 0g
Food exchanges: Fat 0.9

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