*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Roasted Garlic Dip
 
 Recipe By     : Prodigy Food & Wine Board
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Dips
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3      tablespoons   chopped almonds
   12      cloves        garlic -- peeled
    3      tablespoons   peanut oil
    1      8 oz pkg      cream cheese -- at room temperature
      1/4  cup           sour cream
    1      teaspoon      Worcestershire sauce
    1      teaspoon      Dijon mustard
    2      tablespoons   chopped fresh parsley
    1      teaspoon      dried rosemary
    2      large         shallots -- chopped
                         salt and pepper -- to taste
                         milk -- to thin
 
 Toast almonds in a preheated 325° F oven for 10 minutes.  Remove from oven, lowe
 r heat to 275°.  In an ovenproof dish with a cover, place the oil, then the garl
 ic cloves.  Cover and bake at 275° for 40 minutes, or until tender but not brown
 .  Let garlic cool.  Place garlic and oil in a blender or food processor.  Whir
 l for a few seconds.  Add cream cheese, Worcestershire, mustard and sour cream.
   Blend well.  Add the parsley, almonds, rosemary, shallots and salt and pepper
 .  Blend again.  Check consistency.  If too thick, add a little milk and blend.
   Scoop out into a serving bowl and chill at least 2 hours.  Makes about 1 1/2 
 cups.
 
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 NOTES : Serve with bread sticks and/or raw vegetables.