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Recipes for People Who Love Garlic

This roundup contains easy recipes for people who love garlic! These snacks, side, dishes, condiments, and main meals all feature garlic in their ingredient list, but are full of varied, delicious flavors. Featuring garlic bread, garlic knots, garlic pasta, and more!

We all knew this post was coming at some point! Garlic is of course one of my favorite ways to add a simple burst of flavor to many, many meals. It adds a subtle spice and kick, and can be made very mild or very sharp, depending on how it is prepared.

Recipes for Garlic Lovers

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Garlic Stuffed Rolls (and Garlic Olive Oil)

Filled with toasty whole cloves, this simple recipe for Stuffed Garlic Rolls is perfect for garlic lovers everywhere! When made with store-bought pizza dough it’s ready with minimal hands-on work. As a bonus, you’ll have a lot of garlic-infused olive oil left over! These vegan rolls are inspired by the garlic knots at Milo and Olive in Los Angeles.

spoon and bread next to a plate of white beans and asaparagus

Caramelized Lemon White Beans

These Caramelized Lemon White Beans are full of zesty flavor and easily made into a hearty vegan main meal! Slightly sweet with notes of garlic and citrus, they’re a perfect springtime dinner!

overhead shot of vegan white bean dip on a wooden board next to toasted bread

Rosemary White Bean Dip

This Rosemary White Bean Dip is a perfect easy appetizer recipe. Full of quick roasted garlic, fresh herbs, and zippy lemon juice, it’s a satisfying snack with vegetables or crackers.

overhead shot of rosemary potato focaccia on a sheet tray

Rosemary Potato Focaccia Bread

This Rosemary Potato Focaccia recipe will be a new household favorite! Topped with fragrant herbs and crispy potatoes, this simple bread recipe is fluffy, light, and full of garlic flavor.

two bowls of vegan broccoli garlic pasta on a white table

Simple Garlic Pasta (My Favorite!)

Need something for healthy dinner tonight, and fast? Make this garlic pasta! My favorite easy pasta recipe and childhood meal, it’s full of healthy vegetables and protein-rich chickpeas.

red sauce covering garlic knot

Garlic Knots

Made with store-bought, pre-made pizza dough, these easy Garlic Knots are a simple & vegan appetizer idea! Perfect for dipping in marinara sauce.

platter of creamy ottolenghi hummus surrounded by carrots, pickles, onions, pita, and cherry tomatoes with fresh herbs

Authentic Hummus

Make your own hummus the easy way, with pantry staples! This delicious, high protein recipe is a perfect vegan and gluten-free addition to so many meals and snacks. Inspired by my travels and the Yotam Ottolenghi “Jerusalem: A Cookbook,” this Israeli-style hummus recipe will be your new favorite. Dried and canned chickpea options included as well!

cheesy vegan star bread with garlic and parslet

Cheesy Herbed Garlic Star Bread

This Vegan Cheesy Garlic Star Bread is a show-stopping side on any table, but surprisingly easy to prepare! Parmesan, parsley, and butter flavor the inside, which is stacked and twirled into a star shape. We’re going through step-by-step instructions, so I promise you will wow your friends with this delicious loaf!

overhead shot of crispy orzo with peas and two lemon rounds

Crispy Orzo with Peas and Garlic Butter

This recipe for Crispy Orzo with Peas and Garlic Butter is a perfect pantry meal that is packed with flavor and so comforting! Ready in just 15 minutes, it’s a family-friendly healthy weeknight dinner that everyone will love. Totally vegan with gluten-free options!

overhead shot of three plates of garlic spaghetti with delicate squash

Spaghetti with 12 Cloves of Garlic

Love pantry meals? Try this Simple Garlic Spaghetti, made with 12 whole cloves! While this sounds like a lot, we cook them in stages to ensure a pleasant (not biting) flavor.

bowl of rosemary garlic braised white beans with a gold spoon and crusty bread

Cozy Braised White Beans with Garlic and Rosemary

This recipe for Braised White Beans with Garlic and Rosemary is the definition of plant-based comfort food! It’s creamy, hearty, full of warming flavors, and ready in just 30 minutes.

Portrait of Emily Meyers, founder of Garlic Head

About the Author

Emily (Frigon) Meyers is the founder of Garlic Head, a plant-based recipe website for all eaters who want to easily, affordably, and sustainably incorporate more vegetables into their diets while saving time and money. She is a lifelong vegetarian and 10+ year vegan. Garlic Head does not focus on labels - it focuses on creating food that everyone can enjoy.

Emily earned a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University along with degrees in Economics, Spanish, and Global Sustainability from the University of Pittsburgh. She has been featured on numerous podcasts and websites including The Food Institute, VegNews, Buzzfeed, and the Boston Globe.

Meet Emily here.

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