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How to Mince Garlic

Learn how to mince garlic cloves with this easy step-by-step guide. This process will show how to peel and mince for all your recipes.
Course Mixes and Seasonings
Cuisine American
Keyword How to Mince Garlic
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Eating on a Dime


  • Ingredients:
  • Garlic Gloves
  • Equipment Needed:
  • Knife or Garlic Press


  • Carefully peel the skin off the garlic cloves and then mince the garlic.
  • There are 2 options to mince the garlic.
  • USE A KNIFE: Press a large knife down onto the gloves to crush the garlic cloves into smaller pieces.
  • USE A GARLIC PRESS: Put the peeled cloves into a garlic press. Press the garlic through the holes and then repeat until all the garlic has been minced.


You can mince the garlic right before cooking or refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.