Roasted Garlic Spread with Three Cheeses
Cream cheese, goat cheese and blue cheese add zip to this distinctive spread that's packed with antioxidant-rich garlic. Studies show eating garlic may actually lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
Makes 21 servings
|2||medium heads garlic|
|2||packages (8 ounces each) fat-free cream cheese, softened|
|1||package (3-1/2 ounces) goat cheese|
|2||tablespoons (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese|
|1||teaspoon dried thyme leaves|
|Assorted sliced fresh vegetables|
|Fresh thyme and red bell pepper, for garnish (optional)|
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut tops off garlic heads to expose tops of cloves. Place garlic in small baking pan; bake 45 minutes or until very tender. Remove from pan; cool completely. Squeeze garlic into small bowl; mash with fork.
- Beat cream cheese and goat cheese in small bowl until smooth; stir in blue cheese, garlic and thyme. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
- Spoon dip into serving bowl; serve with cucumbers, radishes, carrots and yellow bell peppers. Garnish with fresh thyme and red bell pepper, if desired.
|Serving Size:||2 tablespoons spread|
|Calories from Fat||29 %|
|Total Fat||1 g|
|Saturated Fat||<1 g|
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