Roasted Garlic Spread with Three Cheeses

Roasted Garlic Spread with Three Cheeses

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)


  1. 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.
  2. Beat cream cheese and goat cheese in small bowl until smooth; stir in blue cheese, garlic and thyme. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
  3. Spoon dip into serving bowl; serve with cucumbers, radishes, carrots and yellow bell peppers. Garnish with fresh thyme and red bell pepper, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 tablespoons spread
Calories 37
Calories from Fat 29 %
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 157 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2

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