Guacamole With Roasted Garlic Recipe

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Guacamole With Roasted Garlic Recipe

Any recipe with a whole head of garlic in it is sure to separate out the fearful from the fearless. Serve this and you'll find out who has both the guts and the glory.

  • Yield:serves 8 as an appetizer
  • Active time: 15 minutes
  • Total time:1 hour



  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut top of head off of garlic to expose tops of cloves. Rub all over with olive oil and place on a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Roast until garlic is completely soft and well browned, about 45 minutes.

  2. 2.

    Squeeze cloves out of head and mash into a paste with the back of a fork. Fold into guacamole and serve immediately with warm tortilla chips.