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25 Unexpected and Delicious Ways to Cook with Garlic

While it’s available year round, when you start to see garlic scapes, green garlic, and young garlic arriving at the farmer’s market, you know spring has arrived. Powerful and pungent, garlic makes almost any savory dish better. Here are 25 delicious garlic recipes that use this tasty ingredient in a wide variety of ways to suit a wide variety of tastes.

  • 25 Incredible Garlic Recipes 1 of 26
    25 Incredible Garlic Recipes
    Click through for 25 ways to cook with spring garlic!
  • Lasagna Roll Ups 2 of 26
    Lasagna Roll Ups
    Lasagna is a family favorite, but let's face it, it can be a little messy to serve. These lasagna roll ups make things a little easier.
    Make lasagna roll ups
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Lamb Tagine with Garlic, Olives, and Apricots 3 of 26
    Lamb Tagine with Garlic, Olives, and Apricots
    This rich Moroccan stew provides a medley of flavors the whole family will love.
    Make lamb tagine
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Baked Broccoli Rabe with Garlic 4 of 26
    Baked Broccoli Rabe with Garlic
    With tangy lemon and powerful garlic, this baked broccoli rabe is a healthy and tasty winter side dish.
    Make baked broccoli rabe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Bocconcini with Garlic Scape Pesto 5 of 26
    Bocconcini with Garlic Scape Pesto
    Pesto can be made in a wide variety of ways; this version, which uses garlic scapes, is one of the best.
    Make bocconcini with garlic scape pesto
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup 6 of 26
    Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup
    Garlic, cauliflower, and maple syrup are certainly an unusual combination, but they work surprisingly well together in this soup.
    Make cauliflower soup
    Image: Kathy Patalsky
  • Oven-Baked Garlic Parmesan Fries 7 of 26
    Oven-Baked Garlic Parmesan Fries
    Trying to stay away from fried foods? These baked garlic fries are every bit as tasty but without all that oil!
    Make oven-baked garlic fries
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Braised Pork with Apples and Rosemary 8 of 26
    Braised Pork with Apples and Rosemary
    This simple pork stew is one of our all-time favorite dishes. The best part is that it's so easy, anyone can make it.
    Make briased pork with apples and rosemary
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Domino Roasted Potatoes 9 of 26
    Domino Roasted Potatoes
    Not only do domino roasted potatoes taste wonderful, they also look spectacular on your dinner table.
    Make domino roasted potatoes
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Cheese Wontons 10 of 26
    Garlic Cheese Wontons

    These easy garlic cheese wontons make for an incredible appetizer.

    Make garlic cheese wontons

    Image: Brooke McLay

  • Garlic Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Onions 11 of 26
    Garlic Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Onions
    Garlic and rosemary make this hearty side into something special.
    Make garlic rosemary roasted potatoes
    Image: Aggie Goodman
  • Roasted Garlic Bisque with Parmesan Cheese 12 of 26
    Roasted Garlic Bisque with Parmesan Cheese
    Garlic often provides an accent flavor, but when you let it take the main role in a dish, it's surprising just how delicious it can be on its own, like in this garlic bisque.
    Make roasted garlic bisque
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Toasted Pepita Kale Pesto 13 of 26
    Toasted Pepita Kale Pesto
    This garlicky kale pesto is both delicious and simple to make. It can be ready in minutes!
    Make toasted pepita kale pesto
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Spicy Garlic Sriracha Shrimp 14 of 26
    Spicy Garlic Sriracha Shrimp
    Spicy sriracha and pungent garlic make for a shrimp recipe with a kick!
    Make sriracha shrimp
    Image: Laura Levy
  • Spring Vegetable Fried Rice with Garlic Scapes 15 of 26
    Spring Vegetable Fried Rice with Garlic Scapes
    Garlic scapes have a unique flavor they have the familiar essence of garlic without being so pungent. This fried rice recipe is a great way to enjoy them.
    Make spring vegetable fried rice
    Image: Shaina Olmanson
  • Tomato Roasted Garlic Hummus 16 of 26
    Tomato Roasted Garlic Hummus
    Roasted garlic and tomato give this homemade hummus a wonderful summery feel.
    Make tomato roasted garlic hummus
    Image: Kathy Patalsky
  • Olive Oil Corn on the Cob with Sage and Garlic 17 of 26
    Olive Oil Corn on the Cob with Sage and Garlic
    Early in the season, corn on the cob can sometimes use a little help flavor-wise. Sage and garlic ensure that your early corn will still be delicious.
    Make corn on the cob with sage and garlic
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Lasagna Pinwheels 18 of 26
    Lasagna Pinwheels
    Lasagna as an appetizer? Yes please!
    Make lasagna pinwheels
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Simple Seafood Linguini 19 of 26
    Simple Seafood Linguini
    Garlic, shrimp, and bell peppers come together beautifully in this delightful linguini.
    Make simple seafood linguini
    Image: Laura Levy
  • Italian Bread Dip 20 of 26
    Italian Bread Dip
    This zesty appetizer is great for grown-up dinner parties!
    Make Italian bread dip
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Creamy Garlic Broccoli 21 of 26
    Creamy Garlic Broccoli
    Don't let the name fool you; there's no cream in this broccoli recipe. It gets its richness from garlic hummus instead.
    Make garlic brocolli
    Image: Kathy Patalsky
  • Avocado, Lime, and Roasted Garlic Aioli 22 of 26
    Avocado, Lime, and Roasted Garlic Aioli
    Take your burgers to a new realm where flavor rules supreme with this avocado, lime, and roasted garlic aioli.
    Make avocado, lime, and garlic aioli
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Healthier Homemade Garlic Knots 23 of 26
    Healthier Homemade Garlic Knots
    Whole wheat makes these garlic knots a little healthier without sacrificing taste.
    Make garlic knots
    Image: Macki West
  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus 24 of 26
    Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
    Making your own hummus is easy and inexpensive, and it allows you to adjust garlic, spices, and other ingredients to your tastes.
    Make roasted red pepper hummus
    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Butternut Squash, Roasted Squash, and Shiitake Pasta 25 of 26
    Butternut Squash, Roasted Squash, and Shiitake Pasta
    Not only is this pasta dish totally delicious, it's also totally healthy and totally vegan to boot.
    Make squash, garlic, and shitake pasta
    Image: Kathy Patalsky
  • Marinated Garlic Shrimp 26 of 26
    Marinated Garlic Shrimp
    Looking for something fun to make on the grill? Give this marinated garlic shrimp recipe a try!
    Make garlic shrimp
    Image: Laura Levy

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