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How to Mince Garlic

Lil' Luna
Minced garlic is used in almost every savory recipe! Learn how to mince garlic perfectly with our tips and tricks.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Calories 4 kcal


  • Knife
  • OR Grater
  • OR Garlic Press


  • garlic cloves


  • Peel the skin off the garlic cloves.
  • Mince the garlic using any of the following methods:
  • Knife and cutting board: Use a large chefs knife to cut the cloves into small pieces.
  • Garlic press: Place the peeled cloves in a garlic press. The garlic will be forced through the holes. Clear the scraps from the inside of the press and repeat as needed.
  • Grater: Use a rasp grater/microplane Just grate the cloves just like you would a small piece of cheese. This is a handy way to grate the garlic right over the pan.


Calories: 4kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSodium: 1mgSugar: 1gVitamin C: 1mg
Keyword How do You Mince Garlic, How to Mince Garlic, Minced Garlic, Mincing Garlic
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