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White Beans with Roasted Garlic Dressing

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Category: Side Dishes, Main Dish, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 sm Garlic head
  • 2 Bread slices, Italian, firm
  • 1 tb Lemon juice, fresh
  • 2 tb Vegetable stock
  • 4 ts Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 ts Mustard, Dijon
  • pn Pepper, cayenne
  • 15 oz Beans, Great Northern,
  • -canned; drained and rinsed
  • 1 sm Bell pepper, red; seeded,
  • -finely diced
  • 2 tb Chives; snipped OR
  • 2 tb Scallion greens; chopped
  • 1 tb Oregano, fresh; chopped OR
  • 1/2 ts Oregano, dried
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 c Chicory or other bitter
  • -lettuce; washed and torn


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove 1 clove of garlic from the head; peel
and cut in in half. Rub the garlic on both sides of bread slices; cut the
bread into 1/2 inch cubes. Place on a baking sheet. Remove the loose,
papery skin from the garlic head and slice 1/2 inch off the top. Wrap in
aluminum foil and place on the baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until
croutons are crisp and golden. Remove the croutons and set aside. Continue
roasting the garlic for 20 to 25 minuts longer; it should be quite soft.
Unwrap and let cool for 5 minutes. Separate the garlic cloves and squeeze
ut the pulp into a smal bowl; mash with a fork. Whisk in lemon juice,
vegetable stock, oil, mustard and cayenne.

In a medium sized bowl, combine beans, red peppers, chives or scallion
greens, oregano and the reserved croutons. Pour the garlic dressing over
and toss until well coated. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately
on a bed of chicory. Serves 2.

per serving: 546 cal; 29 g protein; 11 g fat; 88 g carb; 399 mg sodium; 0
mg chol

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