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Garlic contains vitamin B6, manganese and phosphorus.
Did you know?
The average person eats 2 pounds of garlic each year!
  • Garlic is a vegetable that belongs to the onion family. It has a pungent, spicy flavor that mellows and sweetens with cooking.
  • Although garlic is a vegetable, it is more commonly used to flavor foods.
  • Choose garlic bulbs that feel firm. Avoid garlic that feels hollow, dehydrated, soft or has visible mold.
  • Garlic is an excellent source of vitamin B6 which helps the body’s metabolism and immune system.
  • It is a very good source of minerals like manganese and selenium, which support strong bones, reproduction, blood clotting and a healthy immune system.

Remove the garlic skins from the clove. To do this, place the clove under flat side of a knife and press down. Remove skins and chop as desired.

Try garlic:

  • Minced and added a homemade vinaigrette or marinade
  • Sautéed with vegetables and olive oil
  • Mixed with a can of diced tomatoes for an easy pasta or pizza sauce
  • Room temperature: Store garlic as a whole head at room temperature in a dry, dark place for up to 6 months. A single clove of garlic will last about 3 weeks.
  • Freezer: Peel and mince garlic cloves. Transfer to a container or freezer bag. Store for up to 3 months.
How to mince garlic
How to mince garlic

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