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Roast wet garlic and goat's cheese toast

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Vegetarian mains

Roast wet garlic and goat's cheese toast

Main Serves 4 35 min
Wet garlic is the first garlic crop of the season, picked but not hung up to dry. It's sweet and mild with a creamier texture than dried garlic, and very lovely roasted. You could try using some mozzarella instead of the goat's cheese if you'd like a less piquant snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 piece wet garlic
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 slices bread for toasting
  • 150g soft goat's cheese
  • 4 handfuls salad leaves
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper

Method

Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 30 min
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Chop the wet garlic into 1 inch pieces (include the whole piece, green leaves too).
  • Step 2

    Drizzle with olive oil and place in a roasting tray. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until soft (20-30 minutes). You can cook the garlic up to a day in advance if you like - cover and keep in the fridge until needed.
  • Step 3

    To serve, toast the bread. Spread generously with goats cheese. Pile the wet garlic and salad leaves on top of the toast and drizzle lightly with the remaining olive oil, a squeeze of lemon and some salt and pepper to taste.