Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic

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Any dinner that starts with Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic is bound to be delicious! For a stress-free starter, prepare this easy cheese appetizer ahead, then bake right before mealtime.

Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 head garlic

  • 2 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil

  • 1 8 ounce round Brie, well chilled

  • 2 tablespoon quartered pitted kalamata olives

  • 1 teaspoon finely snipped fresh parsley

  • Desired dippers such as crackers, vegetables, and bread slices (optional)

Directions

  1. To roast garlic, place an unpeeled head of garlic in a heavy saucepan with oil. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes. Cover and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook for about 15 minutes more or until garlic is soft. Remove garlic from oil. Drain on paper towels and cool.

  2. Slice the thin rind off one of the flat sides of the Brie. Place on a baking sheet, cut side up. Divide head of garlic into cloves and peel. Chop the roasted garlic. Place garlic* and olives on the Brie.

  3. Bake, uncovered, in a 400 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until Brie is warm and slightly softened. To serve, sprinkle with parsley. Makes 4 servings.

Tips

Prepare Brie as directed, except do not bake. Wrap in clear plastic wrap and chill up to 3 days. To serve, bake as directed.

*

Use the full head of roasted garlic, or only part of it depending on your love for garlic.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

231 Calories
20g Fat
2g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 231
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 376mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 12g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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