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Roasted Garlic and Red Pepper Spread
1-1/2 large heads of garlic (entire bulb), cloves peeled
1 teaspoon (5ml) extra virgin olive oil
1-1/3 cups (350ml) lowfat sour cream
1 medium scallion, trimmed, cut into 1-inch (2.5cm) pieces
1/3 cup (85ml) roasted red peppers (from a jar)
1/8 teaspoon (0.5ml) freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Toss the peeled garlic cloves in the olive oil and wrap in foil. Set on middle oven rack and roast for 1 hour. Remove from oven and cool.
Insert the metal blade. Purée the cooled garlic, 20 seconds. Scrape work bowl. Add remaining ingredients and process for 10 - 15 seconds. Scrape work bowl and process until smooth, about 10 seconds longer. Let sit in refrigerator to develop flavour, about 1 hour. Serve with crudités or breadsticks.