Celebrate National Garlic Day with These 5 Tasty Recipes

What’s one of the best ingredients to make a dish taste amazing? Garlic! April 19th is National Garlic Day, dedicated to one of the most versatile and beloved ingredients in the culinary world. From adding a zing to salad dressings, offering depth to any roast, or serving as a welcome addition to pasta sauce, garlic deserves a day in the spotlight. 

Celebrate with these delicious garlic-based recipes – there are options that are sure to please any garlic lover.

1. Smashed Garlic and Dill Potatoes

These smashed garlic and dill potatoes are irresistable. Red potatoes are boiled until fork-tender, then smashed to incorporate all the flavors of this tasty recipe. The addition of Spice Islands Dill Weed and aromatic Spice Islands Garlic Powder takes these potatoes to a whole new level of deliciousness. It’s creamy, flavorful, and a great side for your next meal. Get the recipe here.

2. Garlic Spread for Garlic Bread

Is there anything better than garlic bread? This simple yet decadent spread is made with butter and a blend of spices that makes a truly show stopping garlic bread. Spread generously on crusty bread and bake until golden brown for a delectable National Garlic Day treat. It makes the perfect addition to an Italian-inspired meal, or as a snack all on its own. Start by getting the recipe here.

3. Smoky Garlic Pork Chops

Fire up the oven and savor the smoky goodness of these garlic chops. By using the Spice Islands® Smoky Garlic Seasoning Blend, you get every spice you need coming together for an irresistible flavor. Even better? It’s ready in under 15 minutes. Serve alongside grilled vegetables or rice for a complete and satisfying meal. Find the recipe here.

4. Garlic Marinated Vegetables

Take your veggie game to the next level with these garlic-marinated vegetables. A vibrant medley of your favorite vegetables is tossed in a Spice Islands Garlic Powder and vinegar marinade and voila – your veggies get even more delicious with time. Serve as a side dish or eat as the perfect snack to celebrate National Garlic Day. Get the recipe here.

5. Garlic and Herb Roasted Chicken

Impress your dinner guests with this flavorful garlic and herb roasted chicken. This comforting meal takes roast chicken to the next level. Lemon, veggies, and Spice Islands® Garlic and Herb Seasoning Blend make a savory and succulent addition to your chicken. Make this recipe here.

Ready to cook up a National Garlic Day Recipe? Try one of these dishes above, explore our other tempting recipes, or experiment with any of Spice Islands®’ garlic spices and seasonings to make your own garlicky creation. Use our handy Where to Buy tool to find a retailer nearest you where you can find our Spice Islands® garlic products and start celebrating National Garlic Day!