Roasted Garlic Spread

 

Roasted Garlic Cracker Spread

1 head garlic

2 tsp olive oil

1 block (8 oz) cream cheese, softened

¼ tsp pepper

1½ tbsp dried chives

Preheat the oven to 350℉.

Remove outer skins of garlic, leaving only the skin that covers the cloves.

Cut ¼“ off the top of the garlic bulb so that all the cloves are exposed. Set up right on aluminum foil. Drizzle oil over the bulb, making sure that the tops of all the cloves have been covered. Seal tin foil over bulb.

Bake for 40-60 minutes, until the bulb is soft. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

Remove bulb from foil, turn upside down and gently squeeze garlic from the skins into a small bowl.

Mix in cream cheese, salt, pepper and chives.

Allow to rest for at least one hour while flavors blend. Store leftovers in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Serving size: 2 tbsp, 105 calories per serving

Hack: For a more dip-like texture, substitute ½ of the cream cheese for sour cream

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8 Replies to “Roasted Garlic Spread”

  1. Roasted Garlic Spread is a great way to add more garlic to your diet, and we all know how healthy garlic is for our bodies. I love how you keep coming up with the most interesting recipes, you must spend a lot of time in the kitchen experimenting

    Jeff

    1. Jeff, I love garlic and I love to cook. I’m not sure how much my upstairs neighbor appreciates that combination, though 😉 Thank you for your comments!

  2. That is a nice recipe. I am always looking for way to use garlic in recipes and this sounds perfect. I will definitely try it. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Great recipe, I love garlic, its healthy, i like to add fresh garlic to all my recipes.
    Garlic is my favorite food.

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