Chop and Wait Before Cooking With Garlic

Silver Post Medal for All Time! 267 Posts

There is new scientific evidence that eating garlic may reduce your chances of getting a heart attack. In order to be most effective, the garlic needs to be chopped up and sauteed or cooked for a short while. The beneficial ingredient will develop over time so be sure to chop up the garlic and let it sit for about 10 minutes before using.


Usually I would chop the garlic as my last step before throwing it in the pan. Now I just make sure to mince or press garlic as my first step when cooking and then prep the rest of the food. It is easy enough to do if I know it is important.

Source: I read about this in Cooking Light magazine. It was such an easy change in my routine that I thought I would share it with everyone else.

Jess in Oregon

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 213 Posts
September 4, 20080 found this helpful

It's the same way with carrots... The Beta Carotene is more easily assimilated if the carrots are cooked a bit.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Jenny (Guest Post)
September 8, 20080 found this helpful

What a great tip! Thanks for sharing

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!


In This Page
Food and Recipes Food Tips Healthy EatingSeptember 4, 2008
Summer Ideas!
Back to School Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-07-19 18:10:52 in 2 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.