Garlic lovers have true appreciation for the strong, spicy, and warm flavor of garlic. It’s a staple in a lot of amazing recipes, and it always adds that extra something to any savory dish. Roast it, pan-fry it, you can’t go wrong! Get creative with these 15 recipes featuring garlic, powered by the Food Monster App!
1. Sundried Tomato, Garlic, and Rosemary Foccacia
This Sundried Tomato, Garlic, and Rosemary Foccacia is an Italian staple made vegan, easy and quick to throw together. With aromatic herbs like garlic and rosemary, with a touch of savory sun-dried tomatoes, this fluffy flat bread becomes positively irresistible.
2. Chinese Eggplant With Garlic Sauce
Chinese Eggplant With Garlic Sauce is a dish prepared with pan-fried eggplants, slowly cooked with a garlic and soy sauce mixture. It’s a great dish on its own or you can serve it with “meaty” dishes. If you’re a fan of garlic, you’re in for a real treat.
3. Garlic and Spinach Lentils
This simple, humble, and impromptu Garlic and Spinach Lentils recipe uses split red lentils (also known as mosoor dal) and takes just minutes to put together with basically no preparation time. It’s the perfect creamy, hearty dish to serve up on any chilly fall or winter weeknight. High in protein and good for you!
4. Garlic Pasta With Crispy Brussels Sprouts
What is a better way to start off the week than a warm bowl of al dente pasta? Maybe if aformentioned pasta is tossed in a creamy, nut-free garlic sauce and then topped with crispy shallots and tender Brussels sprouts. This Garlic Pasta With Crispy Brussels Sprouts dish is simple to make and the perfect dinner to keep you warm and satisfied!
5. Fried Artichoke Hearts With Garlic Dill Aioli
These Fried Artichoke Hearts With Garlic Dill Aioli have the perfect crunch, but are still soft and tender on the inside. The star of the dish is still the artichoke and its saltiness is accentuated with this tangy topping. The garlic dill aioli is the perfect touch.
6. Buttery Garlic Twists
You have to admit that when you’re at an Italian restaurant, the delivery of the garlic knots, garlic rolls, or any incarnation of garlic and dough to the table is one of the highlights of the meal. Make these Buttery Garlic Twists to recreate the highly anticipated addition to the bread basket.
7. Mushroom and Garlic Risotto
If you need a bowl full of comfort, then you have to give this Mushroom and Garlic Risotto a try, and soon. Mushrooms, spinach, and creamy luscious brown rice flavored with onion, garlic, and cheesy nutritional yeast will warm your body and your soul! All made within 30 minutes.
8. Garlic and Rosemary Hasselback Potatoes
Not just your average potatoes, Garlic & Rosemary Hasselback Potatoes come with extra health benefits, too. Potatoes are a huge source of potassium, and keeping the skin on adds more fiber. They are perfect for lunch or dinner and go really well with chili, salad bowls and soups.
9. Black Garlic BBQ Mushroom Sandwich
Meaty mushrooms, caramelized onions, crunchy slaw, and creamy avocados are so satisfying together in this Black Garlic BBQ Mushroom Sandwich! Black garlic is an unusual ingredient that lends a very unique and ephemeral flavor to this dish. It’s made by fermenting whole garlic bulbs for several weeks, until the flavor becomes mildly sweet, molassey, and mild.
10. Mushroom and Garlic Tarts
Whoever said tarts had to be sweet? Not us! These savory Mushroom and Garlic Tarts are filled with umami flavor, onion-y goodness, and aromatic herbs. If you thought a succulent, dairy-free crust was an impossible feat, you will be wowed by this recipe. Absolutely mouthwatering!
11. Garlic Asparagus Artichoke Pasta
Tender roasted asparagus, sautéed artichoke hearts, garlic, olive oil, are tossed together with spaghetti in this simple pasta dish. If you’re looking for a quick meal this week, or any day for that matter, this simple Garlic Asparagus Artichoke Pasta is your answer. You can substitute gluten-free or regular pasta if desired and adjust the amount of garlic and olive oil depending on your taste buds.
12. Garlic and Thyme Pan-Seared Mushrooms
If you like mushrooms, you’ll love this dish. Garlic and Thyme Pan-Seared Mushrooms is best served with… well, anything! You can serve this with pasta, put it on a sandwich, over rice, toast, whatever you desire. The aromatic flavors blend well with so many different kinds of food.
13. Cheesy 4-Ingredient Garlic Bread
Get ready for your kitchen to smell incredible. This ridiculous easy garlic bread takes about 15 minutes including bake time to make and the result is oh-my-gosh good. Enjoy it right away or toss it in the freezer to heat up for future nights when your craving something to go along with your soup, salad, pasta, or all on it’s own.
14. Roasted Garlic and Fresh Herb Cream Cheez
Creamy, garlicky, and irresistible smeared on crackers or toasted bagels, this cashew-based Roasted Garlic and Fresh Herb Cream Cheez might just remind you of herbed Boursin.
15. Quick Rise Garlic Breads
These Quick Rise Garlic Breads are fantastic alone or with your favorite toppings like roasted vegetables! Even dip them in your favorite soup.
Are you also an onion lover? Check out this Roasted Potato and Onion Farinata, too! We have plenty of recipes to go around, all thanks to the Food Monster App! With over 10,000 recipes, and new ones being added every day, you won’t be running out of ideas about what to make for dinner anytime soon. Hooray! Download it on iPhone or Android today!
Lead image source: Mushroom and Garlic Tart