Roasted Garlic Salt

Roasted Garlic Salt that goes on everything.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Author Matthew Cetta


  • 1 Head of Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Kosher Salt


  1. Preaheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Place the whole head of garlic on a sheet of aluminum foil and drizzle with 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil. Wrap up the garlic forming a pouch.
  3. Place pouch in the oven and roast for 30 – 40 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and turn it down to 200ºF.
  5. Break up the garlic head and squeeze the garlic into a glass 9″x13″ glass baking dish. Mash the cloves into a puree with a fork. Discard the skins.
  6. Pour the kosher salt over the garlic puree and mix it all together. Break up any lumps with a fork and spread the mixture out evenly.
  7. Place the dish in the oven and cook for 20 – 30 minutes more. It’s ready when it’s dry to the touch.
  8. Break up the salt with a fork.

Recipe Notes

Optional Step: If you want a fine salt, grind it with a mortar and pestle or force it through a fine mesh sieve.