Roasted Garlic Dressing is a recipe I found on EatingWell.com. It's the perfect topping for a simple salad, roasted vegetables, or even fish. Roasting the garlic provided a wonderful creamy base for the dressing and also mellows the garlic flavor into something delightful and delicious.
Roasted Garlic Dressing
Makes about 1/2 cup ( Four 2 tbsp. servings)
1 whole head garlic, unpeeled
1/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
2 tbsp. cider vinegar
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1.5 tsp. Dijon mustard
2 tsp. fresh rosemary, finely chopped
salt & pepper, to taste
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pull off excess papery outside from garlic without separating the cloves. Slice 1/2 inch off the top of the head. Place on a square of aluminum foil and spray with nonstick spray. Fold edges of foil up to form to a sealed packet around garlic.
2. Roast for 40 minutes, or until garlic is very soft when pierced with a fork. Unwrap and let cool until cool enough to handle.
3. Once garlic is cool, peel and place all cloves in the bottom of a medium bowl. Add broth, vinegar, oil, and mustard to bowl. Use an immersion blender to blend ingredients until smooth. (Alternatively, place ingredients in the base of a food processor/blender, and blend until smooth).
4. Stir in fresh rosemary, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Nutrition Information--59 calories per serving (about 2 tbsp.)