Whole Roasted Garlic Crostini

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Preparation Time 5 minutes Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 crostini (2 crostini per serving) Cost Per Serving $0.60
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Ingredients

2 wholeGarlic Heads
2 tspFennel Seed
12 slicesWhole Grain Baguette
1 tspExtra Virgin Olive Oil
3Fresh Figs, sliced (optional)
1 tspBalsamic Vinegar (optional)
To TasteSea Salt

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cut heads of garlic in half. Drizzle cloves with olive oil, a sprinkle of salt and fennel seeds. Wrap in aluminum foil and place on a baking tray. Roast for about 30 minutes
  3. Once soft, squeeze garlic out of its skin. Spread over toasted crostini slices.
  4. (optional) Top with a slice of fig and a light drizzle of balsamic.

Nutrition

  • Garlic helps reduce cardiovascular disease risk in several ways
  • Garlic helps to lower cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Garlic contains sulfur compounds that may help reduce blood pressure. These compounds help to expand and relax blood vessels. ‚Äč