Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

This rich and creamy dressing works well in any situation where you might use a ranch-style dressing.

1 head of garlic (about 3-1/2 ounces)
15 ounces firm low-fat silken tofu
1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon flaxseed oil or dark sesame oil
3/4 teaspoon salt

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Wrap the garlic in foil, place on a baking sheet, and bake until the foil package feels soft to the touch, about 30 minutes.
  2. When cool enough to handle, unwrap, slice off one end of the garlic head, and squeeze the garlic pulp into a blender or food processor.
  3. Add the tofu, lemon zest, lemon juice, flaxseed oil, and salt, and process until smooth. Store the dressing in the refrigerator.
  4. Makes 1-1/4 cups servings.
    Per 2 tablespoons: 42 calories, 1.7g total fat (0.2g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 0g dietary fiber, 4g carbohydrate, 3g protein, 212mg sodium.