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Roasted Garlic Spread

Roasted Garlic Spread

Food Weight: 1.0


Delicious used as a spread instead of butter!


Yield: 2 servings (serving size: ½ a head of garlic)

  • 1 large head of fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt 


Preheat oven to 325°F. Cut off the top third off the garlic head and discard. Sprinkle garlic with olive oil and kosher salt. Wrap tightly in aluminum foil and bake for 1 ½ to 2 hours. Remove warm clove and spread on bread just like butter.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (½ head of garlic):
Food Weight: 1.0, Calories: 85, Fat: 7 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 584 mg,
Carbohydrate: 5 g, Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 0 g, Protein: 1 g


Recipe Source: An excerpt from the book Cholesterol Down by Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN; Published by Three Rivers Press; December 2006;$13.95US/$17.95CAN; 978-0-307-33911-9 Copyright © 2006 Janet Brill, Ph.D. To learn more about this book please visit