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Old 02-01-2006, 01:14 PM   #11
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Default Roasted Garlic and Herb Dip

Makes 1 cup of dip


1 head garlic, trimmed
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
2/3 cup non-fat cream cheese
1/4 cup low fat mayonnaise
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons chives, chopped


Cut pointed end off garlic to expose cloves. Spray with cooking spray (preferably olive oil flavoured) Wrap garlic in aluminum foil and bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove garlic from oven and allow to cool then squeeze the cloves to extract garlic pulp and discard the skins.

Using a food processor combine garlic, basil, and thyme. Add the cream cheese, mayonnaise, salt, pepper and chives to the food processor and process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl once.

Spoon the mixture into a serving bowl; cover and chill. Serve with cut up veggies

Nutritional info per serving of 1 tbs of dip:
Calories 7; Fat 0g; Dietary Fiber 0g
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