Focaccia with Grilled Garlic

Fresh garlic is drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with herbs, then grilled and squeezed over warm focaccia - Mmm!

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

2
large bulbs garlic
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
round focaccia bread, 12 inches in diameter (16 ounces)

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Peel loose paperlike layers from garlic bulbs, but do not separate cloves. Place each garlic bulb on 18-inch square of heavy-duty foil. Brush with oil; sprinkle with thyme. Wrap bulbs securely in foil.
  • 2 Cover and grill garlic 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 25 to 35 minutes or until garlic cloves are very soft. Add focaccia to side of grill for last 8 to 10 minutes of grilling, turning once, until golden brown. To serve, squeeze garlic out of individual cloves onto slices of focaccia.

Expert Tips

Two 8-inch focaccias or 6-inch Italian pizza crusts can be used for the 12-inch focaccia.

If focaccia browns too quickly, place a piece of foil between focaccia and grill.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.