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Simple Tasty Spread

What you need: 

1 can artichoke hearts (contains 5 hearts)
1 head of garlic
small jar of sun dried tomatoes (in oil - or else 4-5 rehydrated slices)
little olive oil
salt and pepper
basil

What you do: 

Cut off top of garlic head and drizzle on a little olive oil. Wrap it in tinfoil or put it in a covered baking dish. Bake at 300-350 till soft, about 20 minutes. (toaster oven works fine)
Drain artichoke hearts and put them in a food processor. Add 4 or 5 slices of sun dried tomato.
Squeeze baked garlic cloves out of their papery wrappers (careful -they're hot!) into the food processor.
Blend till smooth.
Add salt pepper and basil to taste.
Really easy and super yummy. I'm eating mine on crackers, but itd be tasty spread on a toasted bagel...howe'ver you like. :)
You could even add a block of silken tofu in there and turn it into more of a pasta sauce too?

Preparation Time: 
25 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
4
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

Holy Schmoly..........this stuff rocks!!  I had to run right out and get the ingredients so I could try it.........had it this morning on my bagel! YUM!!  If you're a garlic head like me, in addition to the roasted garlic, use a garlic press to add one more un-roasted clove!  Yah ;D

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