Smoked Garlic

Discussion in 'Fruit, Nuts & Vegetables' started by herkysprings, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. herkysprings

    herkysprings Smoking Fanatic

    Anybody got a quick and dirty for garlic on the smoker?

    I usually do mine in the oven, but since I dont want to be peeking, approximate time / tecnique?
  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Smoked garlic.
    Nothing better!
    I just cut the top off till the bulbs are exposed. Drizzle with olive oil, cracked black pepper and some kosher salt. Smoke till desired doneness.

    Here is a link for smoked garlic olive oil

    And one for a fattie. One of the best ones I have ever made and it was nothing more than chopped smoked garlic inside.

    Whenever I do garlic I keep it so I can still mince it inside, a few times I have gone to the texture of roasted (squeeze out paste texture) and they are great in sauce and rubs. 45-60mins for the soft smoked and 2-2 1/2 for roasted/smoked I think.
    Haven't smoked any in a while, so it's about time I do again.
  3. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    garlic is becoming a regular item on my smoker, for making salad dressings, rubbing on corn, etc.

    I do pretty much the same as when I cook it in the oven, trim the top off, drizzle with olive oil, and then place on foil, smoke until tender enough to be able to squeeze the cloves out.
  4. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    yeah,like that.
    Then mix with softened Cream Cheese and use as a dip with Tortillas.
    Beer pares well with this,lots of it.....[​IMG]
    But the girls tend to sit by themselves[​IMG]
  5. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I mix mine with cream cheese for the filling for my ABT's, & my wife uses the leftover for bagels.
  6. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    from a recent smoke:

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