How to Peel and Chop Garlic

by Lucy Hudnall

Garlic is a natural antioxidant and detoxifier. So eat your Garlic!


  • 1 Bulb of Garlic
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Cutting Board
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Bulb of Garlic, knife and cutting board.

    Step 2

    With heel of hand on bulb, press down to release the jacket. You will hear a crunch.

    Step 3

    See the jacket is loose.

    Step 4

    Pull off jacket and put in compost.

    Step 5

    You're left with the cloves in their jackets.

    Step 6

    Place the back of knife on the clove.

    Step 7

    See that spot just over the clove? Place the heel of hand there.

    Step 8

    Press down to release their little jackets.

    Step 9

    Pull off jacket and put in compost.

    Step 10

    Place the heel of one hand on top of knife, the other on handle..moving handle up and down, leaving the tip of blade on the board.

    Step 11

    Chop chop..all done!