Sun-dried Tomato Cheese Spread
1 garlic bulb
1 tsp. olive oil
1 (11-oz.) package goat cheese
1 ( 8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground peper
Assorted crackers, breads, radishes, carrots
1. Cut off pointed end of garlic; place garlic on a piece of aluminum foil, and drizzle with oil. Fold foil to seal. Place on baking sheet.
2. Bake at 425° for 45 minutes or until cloves are tender. Let cool slightly. Squeeze pulp from garlic cloves; mash.
3. Beat garlic, goat cheese, and next 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended.
4. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve with assorted crackers, breads, and vegetables.
Makes about 3 cups.
Recipe from Southern Living, October 2006