Roasted Garlic & Spinach Spirals

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.


Most Helpful

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.

Ms B. January 03, 2009

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