Roasted Garlic Spread

Roasted Garlic Spread Recipe

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Joanne Hendriksen


This Healthy Spread can be a useful addition to your table while being offered for a variety of dishes.


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5 Min
1 Hr 45 Min


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    garlic (try elephant garlic)

How to Make Roasted Garlic Spread


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Put whole head, root-end down, in a shallow baking dish.
    Or try the quick way=(Hint: microwave for 12-15 seconds (according the size) until garlic whistles but doesn't burst, then remove )
    Practice makes perfect.
  2. Cool & Remove the loose, papery, outer skin from the garlic.
  3. If using the Oven method put whole head, root-end down, in a shallow baking dish.
    Roast for 1- 1/4 hours or until the garlic is soft.
  4. Cool until it is easy to handle. Squeeze the soft garlic out of skin.
  5. Variation: Mix the roasted garlic with 3 cups cooked white beans.
  6. Process in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes for a spicier spread. Spread on toast or crackers for a delicious treat.

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About Roasted Garlic Spread

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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