Roasted Garlic Dip that’s good for you? Yes please!

Picture of Roasted Garlic to be used in Roasted Garlic Dip

Roasted Garlic Dip

Picture of Roasted Garlic to be used in Roasted Garlic Dip
This is a marvelous dip for carrot or zucchini sticks, broccoli florets, or strips of sweet red or green pepper.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 2 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Servings 10 1 and 1/4 cups
Calories 21 kcal

Equipment

  • Food Processor or electric blender.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large bulb (entire head) garlic
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 tbsp black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Wrap the garlic in aluminum foil, set on middle oven rack, and roast for 1 hour. Remove the garlic from the oven and cool until easy to handle.
  • Separate the garlic into cloves. Working over the container of an electric blender or food processor, pinch each garlic clove so that the roasted flesh slips out. Add the ricotta cheese and pepper to the blender and purée by whirling for 10 to 14 seconds. Transfer to a smaller bowl and serve.

Notes

Serve this with crusty bread and a glass of red wine for a relaxing treat that's full of flavor.

Nutrition

Serving: 1tbspCalories: 21kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 16mgFiber: 1g
Keyword Garlic Dip, Roasted Garlic
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