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Roasted Garlic Spread Recipe

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Since garlic is so easy to grow, it's one of the favorite plants in our garden. This thick spread has a mild mellow flavor, making it perfect for topping any bread.—Janice Mitchell, Aurora, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large garlic heads
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • Italian or French bread, sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 tablespoon: 35 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 1g protein

Directions

  1. Remove papery outer skin from garlic (do not peel or separate cloves). Brush with oil. Wrap each head in heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  2. Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until softened. Cool for 10-15 minutes. Cut top off garlic heads,leaving root end intact.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Squeeze softened garlic into pan. Stir in flour until blended. Dissolve bouillon in water; gradually add to garlic mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Serve with bread. Yield: about 1/2 cup.
Originally published as Roasted Garlic Spread in Taste of Home February/March 1999, p41


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lesas23
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2012

"Tasted OK"

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lesas23
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2011

"Great flavor. Not attractive. Not a hit."

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