Roasted Garlic & Spinach Spirals

READY IN: 1hr
Recipe by jonesies

Lighter spirals full of flavor. Taken from the Heart Healthy cookbook. Makes a great low-cal appetizer or party dish. Tip: for best result, cover tortilla rolls and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before serving.

Top Review by Ms B.

If you are a fan of a hummus-like bean dip, the flavor of these spirals will appeal to you. I think that more roasted garlic would increase the impact, but otherwise felt that these were a nice, light addition to the buffet at my holiday open house.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Trim top of garlic just enough to cut tips off center cloves; discard tips.
  3. Moisten head of garlic with water; wrap in foil.
  4. Bake 45 minutes or until garlic is soft and has a mellow garlicky aroma; cool.
  5. Remove garlic from skin by squeezing between fingers and thumb; place in food processor.
  6. Rinse spinach leaves; pat dry with paper towels.
  7. Remove stems; discard.
  8. finely shred leaves by stacking and cutting several leaves at a time.
  9. Place in medium bowl.
  10. Add bean, oregano, black pepper and red pepper to food processor; process until smooth.
  11. Add spinach; mix well.
  12. Spread mixture evenly onto tortillas; roll up.
  13. Trim 1/2 inch off ends of rolls; discard.
  14. cut rolls into 1-inch pieces.
  15. Transfer to serving plate; garnish with fresh veggies if desired.

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