If you love to spend time in the kitchen as much as we do, you know that just about any recipe tastes good when you add garlic and herbs to it. On top of that, if you love spending time in your garden, as much as we do, then you also know that growing garlic and growing herbs is so much fun!
This week, we are bringing you three of our favorite garden inspired recipes to get cooking with your fresh fall harvest.
Why We Love Garlic
Garlic is one of those veggies that we just cannot get enough of. On top of being a great container garden grower, garlic is a must in the kitchen; using garlic in your cooking has major flavor benefits, and it is also fantastic for your health. Take a look at this list of health benefits that come along with adding garlic to your diet:
- Boost Immunity
- Better Hair & Skin
- Antibacterial and antioxidant properties fight off bacteria that cause acne.
- Protect your Food
- The antibacterial properties of garlic work to fight off bacteria like E. Coli. (Be sure to still take care to sanitize your food properly, even if you’re cooking with garlic)
If you want to learn more about what garlic does for your health, take a look at this insightful article by HealthLine!
Herby Garlic Flatbread
Making bread from scratch at home has been one of quarantine season’s greatest trends; get on the bread-baking train with this simple and delicious flatbread recipe. We love this recipe because it is friendly to beginners and bread experts alike. Bonus points for using both your fresh garlic harvest and your fresh herb-garden harvest.
This recipe is great because it is so versatile; enjoy it alone or top it off like a gourmet personal pizza. This flatbread is a compliment to any recipe; you will not be sorry for putting in the time to create this delicacy. Take a look at the complete recipe here.
Garlic Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
Garlic and potatoes make for a mouth-watering match made in heaven. Get ready to come back for seconds and thirds of this incredible potato recipe that uses your fresh garden harvests – from your herb garden and your garlic garden! This recipe is a fresh twist on the classic garlic potato recipe.
This Garlic Potatoes Recipe is quick, easy and a wonderful complement to your dinner spread. Pair these garlic potatoes with a fresh and tangy salad for a flavor pairing your tastebuds will thank you for.
Rosemary & Garlic Butter Recipe
Rosemary has been a favorite herb garden harvest for us this past summer season; we are excited to put our fall rosemary to good use with this delicious rosemary and garlic butter. If you haven’t paired rosemary and garlic together before, you are in for a wonderful treat. On top of that, you’re making butter – what could be better?
This butter is a wonderful way to use up your garlic harvest, and it lasts for up to a month after you make it. Use your rosemary and garlic butter on fresh sourdough bread, in the pan for a grilled cheese or panini, or as a seasoning for your meat. If you’re feeling extra creative, make some fresh popcorn, melt your new butter recipe, and drizzle it over your popcorn. Chef’s kiss.
You can get the complete rosemary and garlic butter recipe here.