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Sweet Garlic Spread Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Garlic Spread, by , is from The Larsen Family Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katy Larsen
Added: Thursday, March 9, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 head garlic (about 1/4 lb.)
1/2 tsp. olive oil
3/4 C. low-fat ricotta cheese
2 T. gorgorzola cheese ( or other blue cheese) Crumbled
1/4 c. chopped fresh chives
1 T. each minced fresh basil leaves & parsley
1/2 t. minced fresh rosemary leaves
salt

Directions:
Directions:
Cut garlic head in half crosswise. In 8 x 9 square pan, smear oil in small area and set garlic halves, cut side down, on oiled section. Bake in a 375 oven until garlic is soft when pressed and cut sides are browned, about 40 minutes.
Let garlic cool, then squeeze cloves from skin and discard skin. In a bow., mash cloves smoothly, then add ricotta cheese, gorgorzola cheese,chives, basil, parsley & rosemary and mix well. Add salt to taste. Spoon into serving bowl. Makes about 1 cup. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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