firmly of the belief that when it comes to healthy eating resolutions,
you should start on January 2, not the very first day of the year. New Year's Day is
a holiday after all, and there are just too many opportunities to
indulge. So I say don't resist, indulge for just one more day, and this cheesy roasted garlic dip is the perfect indulgence.
From Simply Scratch,
it's a ridiculously delicious mix of cheese, garlic, and wonderful
creaminess. With some salty potato chips to dip in it, I can't think of
any better way to welcome 2013. It's also a great recipe to keep on hand
for football games and any other occasions when you need a snack that
will blow your guests away.
Cheesy Roasted Garlic Chip Dip
1 head of Garlic
1 teaspoon Olive Oil
S & P
1 cup freshly grated Jarlsberg Cheese
1/2 cup Mayo
1/4 cup Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream
4 oz. Cream Cheese
1 large Shallot, diced small
1/4 cup Green Onions, roughly chopped
Kettle Potato Chips, for dipping
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
off the top third of a head of garlic and place it in a small oven-safe
dish. Season with salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive oil, cover the
dish with foil and roast for 40-45 minutes.
Let head of garlic cool before removing all of the roasted garlic cloves and smashing them with a fork.
a large bowl combine; mayo, Greek yogurt and cream cheese until silky
smooth. Add in the cup of grated Jarlsberg, sliced green onions, finely
diced shallots, smashed garlic, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
This dip can be devoured right away or let chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
Serve alongside extra crispy kettle chips.
Image via Simply Scratch