Selectinggarlic


When selecting garlic look for garlic bulbs that are large with a few layers of husk around the bulb Heavier the bulb fresher the garlic will be and bulbs that are light for their size usually indicate that they are older. Elephant garlic is similar to regular garlic in appearance with a milder flavor. Elephant garlic is not a true garlic at all, but is actually a type of leek.

Storing

When selecting garlic look for garlic bulbs that are large with a few layers of husk around the bulb Heavier the bulb fresher the garlic will be and bulbs that are light for their size usually indicate that they are older. Elephant garlic is similar to regular garlic in appearance with a milder flavor. Elephant garlic is not a true garlic at all, but is actually a type of leek.

Preparation

When selecting garlic look for garlic bulbs that are large with a few layers of husk around the bulb Heavier the bulb fresher the garlic will be and bulbs that are light for their size usually indicate that they are older. Elephant garlic is similar to regular garlic in appearance with a milder flavor. Elephant garlic is not a true garlic at all, but is actually a type of leek.


Nutrition Information


Nutrients in garlic               Serving size: 1 clove

Calories 5

Calories from fat 0

 

Total fat

0 g

0%

Saturated fat

0 g

0%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Sodium

0 mg

0%

Total Carbohydrate

1 g

0%

Dietary Fiber

6 g

22%

Sugars

11 g

 

Protein

1 g

 

 

 

 

Vitamin A  0%

Vitamin C 2%

 

Calcium      0%

Iron            0%

 

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet. Source: Nutrition &Produce labeling guide