Roasted Garlic-Adobo Salt

roasted garlic adobo salt
flavored salts photo by carmen treosser


2 garlic bulbs
Olive Oil
1 cup sea or kosher salt
1 Tbsp. adobo sauce*


• Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

• Chop the tops off the garlic bulbs and rub olive oil over the exposed cloves. Wrap the bulbs in foil, then roast them until they turn soft, about 40 minutes.

• Squeeze the bulbs into a small bowl, letting the roasted garlic ooze out.

• Stir in the salt and adobo sauce.

• Spread the salt mixture out in a thin, even layer on a parchment-lined dehydrator tray and dry in a dehydrator at 105 degrees for 2 hours. Alternatively, spread the mixture on a parchment-lined baking sheet and place in a 170-degree oven (or your oven’s lowest setting) for 2 hours.

• Grind to desired coarseness. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 months.

Use It: After tasting the pungent garlic with hints of smoky chipotle, your store-bought garlic salt will quickly be replaced. Sprinkle this new staple on red beans and rice or carne asada tacos.

* This is the sauce inside a can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, available at area grocers

Tags : Garlic