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What Can I Use In Place Of Garlic In Recipes?

What Can I Use In Place Of Garlic In Recipes?

I have a friend who suffers from severe allergy to garlic. I do read labels, and try at all times to avoid anything with garlic, but I have many recipes which call for garlic. Can anyone suggest a substitute so that I can safely prepare these items without risk to my friend?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I don't like onions very much so I often use extra garlic instead of onions in a recipe, I wonder if it could work the other way also? Maybe add a little (extra) onion or some shallots?

posted about 4 years ago
A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I am allergic to both onion and garlic (paprika and mustard too) I typically will use red pepper flakes for a spicier taste or use parsley or cilantro for a brighter taste. Lemon is also used often.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

What about shallots?

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I find red onions much easier to digest.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

If they are allergic to garlic they may be sensitive or allergic to other foods in the allium family such as shallots and onions. Depending on the recipe, ginger could be a good alternative or peppers.

posted over 3 years ago
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