White Bean and Roasted Garlic Spread
This guilt-free game day snack will be gone before the first quarter. Serve with cut vegetables to add crunch and help cut out processed carbohydrates.
1 head of garlic
1¼ teaspoon olive oil, divided
1 (15.8 ounces) can of northern beans (or cannellini)
¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Peel most of the skin off the head of garlic.
Cut top off of garlic head to expose individual cloves.
Drizzle about 1 teaspoon of olive oil over garlic, lightly coating it.
Wrap garlic in aluminum foil and bake in oven for 45 minutes.
While garlic is roasting, warm beans in small pan on low heat.
When garlic is finished roasting let cool.
In a food processor, combine the warm beans, cilantro, salt, pepper and roasted garlic cloves until smooth.
If the consistency is too thick, add a little olive oil at a time until you reach the right mix.