Yes you can roast garlic in the microwave…

Why Roast Garlic in the Microwave?

  • It is the fastest and easiest way to roast garlic
  • Little prep time and minimum clean up 
  • Use this recipe to quickly add a delicious soft garlic flavor to anything!


  • 1 head of garlic
  • olive oil
  • 3 tbsp water

How to Roast Garlic in the Microwave – Step by Step 

  1. Cut the top (pointed end) off of the head of garlic so you can see the cloves 

2. In a small, shallow, microwave safe dish (or mug) place the garlic and pour the water in

3. Drizzle with a decent amount of olive oil (I like to use a pretty generous amount)

4. Microwave at 50% power for about 8 minutes, enjoy!

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