Our best healthy garlic recipes

Garlic not only has many healing benefits, it’s also delicious. Check out these recipes featuring the flavourful allium

Our best healthy garlic recipes

Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic and Herbs

Although plum tomatoes take a long time to bake, they require very little attention. They’ll keep for several days in the fridge, so eat these roasted tomatoes with garlic and herbs as is or use them in pasta sauces and salads.

Tuscan Bean Crostini

Here’s an appetizing snack to be enjoyed hot or cold’toasted slices of baguette topped with a creamy white-bean puree flavored with garlic and thyme, and finished with tomato slices and arugula leaves. These Tuscan bean crostini are ideal to serve with pre-dinner drinks.

Orange-Maple Sweet Potatoes

Try this method of cooking sweet potatoes and you’ll discover how subtly delicious they are. Here, they are glossed with an orange-maple glaze. Beta carotene and fibre are the sweet potato’s secret weapons against heart disease.

Mushroom Ravioli in Herb Jus

Store-bought stuffed pasta just does not taste anything like silken-textured homemade pasta with a freshly prepared savoury filling. This mushroom ravioli in herb jus is not a convenience meal’making pasta does take time’but it is well worth it!

Farfalle with Arugula and White Beans

Quickly wilted arugula, canned beans, and toasted walnuts add heft to this vegetarian main course. Try spinach in place of arugula and pine nuts instead of walnuts.

Jane’s on the Common Black Bean Stew

This hearty vegetarian dish is perfect for chilly evenings.

Spicy Garlic Vegetable Stir-Fry

Has your passion for vegetables faded lately? This lively, spicy garlic vegetable stir-fry will make the sparks fly again! Fresh, crisp broccoli, bright red pepper and tender baby corn are flash-fried with tantalizing Asian seasonings for a speedy side dish.

Tomato-Garlic Soup

Grandmothers often said garlic was good for what ails you, and we now know they were right. This tomato-garlic soup uses 10 cloves, but because garlic mellows as it cooks, it has a mild, slightly sweet flavour.

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