How To Roast Garlic On The Grill

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Spice
  • Method: grill
  • Cuisine: American


Learn how to roast garlic on the grill in just a few simple steps.  Use the roasted garlic for garlic butter, in salad dressings, or in your favorite recipes. Freezes well.


  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Slice the top off of the head of garlic.
  3. Place the sliced garlic head onto a square of heavy-duty tin foil.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper. Wrap in the tin-foil.
  5. Place garlic cut side down in tin-foil onto the grill. Cook 10 minutes, flip then cook another 10 minutes.  Rotate once more, cook another 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from grill and use it in your favorite recipe or store for later.