Dried Garlic



  1. Peel and finely chop garlic bulb. No other pretreatment is needed. Odor is pungent.
  2. Preheat dehydrator following manufacturer instructions.
  3. Arrange prepared food on drying trays, leaving small spaces between pieces for good air circulation.
  4. Stir pieces about halfway through drying to ensure even drying. Rotate trays if recommended by dehydrator manufacturer.
  5. Check for Dryness at the end of the minimum drying time, and then more frequently as drying progresses. Let a sample piece cool to room temperature before testing.
  6. Package dried foods in glass jars, food storage containers or plastic food storage bags in small amounts. Store containers in a cool, dark, dry area to maintain quality.

Dry time: 6-8 hours

Test for dryness: Brittle


National Center for Home Food Preservation