Roasted garlic-and-herb dip

Yield: 16 Servings

Measure Ingredient
8 larges Garlic cloves
2 tablespoons Chopped fresh basil
½ teaspoon Dried thyme
⅔ cup Nonfat cream cheese
¼ cup Reduced-calorie mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Chopped fresh chives
⅛ teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon White pepper

Wrap garlic cloves in aluminum foil; bake at 500 degrees for 30 minutes.

Squeeze the cloves to extract garlic pulp; discard the skins.

With food processor on, drop garlic, basil, and thyme through food chute; process until minced. Add cream cheese and remaining ingredients; process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl once. Spoon the mixture into a serving bowl; cover and chill. Yield: 1 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon).

Per serving: 18 Calories; 0g Fat (12% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; 3mg Cholesterol; 96mg Sodium Serving Ideas : Serve with raw vegetables or bagel chips.

Recipe by: Cooking Light, Nov/Dec 1994, page 152 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #404 by igor@... on Jan 28, 1997.

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