It's Strong, Spicy, and Good For You
This may surprise you, but garlic has more to offer than just flavor and aroma. This amazing seasoning is high in manganese, vitaming B6, vitamin C and tryptophan. An ounce of garlic actually supplies more than 15% of your daily requirement for vitamin C.
In addition to that, garlic may also improve heart health. One study found that eating garlic reduces free radicals in the bloodsteam, which means it may be effective in preventing the buildup of plaque in blood vessels.
In many parts of the world, garlic is used to enhance the cuisine of the region. It was hard to choose just a few recipes with garlic, but we've selected some that we think you'll like.
- Roasted Garlic & Red Pepper Hummus - Made from scratch, it's easier to make than you might think. Serve it with crunchy, raw vegetables and triangles of whole grain pita.
- 4 Minute Spicy Garlic Shrimp - How nice to serve to company - just a few minutes in the kitchen to give them something to talk about. They'll sing your praises for this colorful, quick dish.
- Spinach Garlic Saute - Only three ingredients, only minutes to cook, and so delicious and fresh. It's pretty on the plate too, with it's bright green color.