Delicious & Healthy Recipes with Garlic

Here are three delicious recipes that not only showcase the incredible flavor of garlic but also provide you with its health benefits:

1. Garlic Lemon Hummus:


  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed and left for 10 minutes
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Water (as needed for desired consistency)


  1. In a food processor, combine chickpeas, crushed garlic, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  2. Blend until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.
  3. If the hummus is too thick, add water, one tablespoon at a time, until you reach your desired consistency.
  4. Taste and adjust seasonings as necessary.
  5. Serve with pita bread, veggie sticks, or as a spread on sandwiches.

Garlic Lemon Hummus Recipe Tracey Warren Nutrition

2. Garlic and Herb Quinoa Salad:


  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced and left for 10 minutes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup (vegan) feta cheese, crumbled
  • Fresh basil and parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together minced garlic, olive oil, and lime juice.
  2. Add the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, (vegan) feta cheese, basil, and parsley to the bowl.
  3. Toss the ingredients until well combined.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  6. Serve as a refreshing and nutritious side dish.

Garlic & Herb Quinoa Salad Recipe Tracey Warren Nutritionist

3. Vegan Garlic Soup:


  • 1 head of garlic, cloves peeled, minced and left for 10 minutes
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and diced
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
  • Squeeze of lemon juice (optional)


  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat
  2. Add the minced garlic and chopped onion. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent
  3. Add the diced carrots, celery, and potato to the pot. Stir and cook for a few minutes until the vegetables start to soften
  4. Pour in the vegetable broth and add the dried thyme, dried rosemary, bay leaf, salt, and pepper
  5. Bring the soup to a gentle boil, then reduce the heat to simmer. Allow the flavors to meld for about 15-20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender
  6. Using an immersion blender, blend the soup until smooth. If you don't have an immersion blender, carefully transfer the soup to a blender in batches, blending until smooth
  7. Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning, adding more salt and pepper if needed. If desired, squeeze a bit of fresh lemon juice into the soup for brightness.
  8. For added richness, you can stir in a splash of coconut milk or your favorite plant-based creamer.

Vegan Garlic Soup Recipe Tracey Warren Nutrition

Enjoy these flavourful recipes that not only make the most of garlic's health benefits but also tantalise your taste buds!

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