Easy Mediterranean Sardine Spread

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • 1¼ cups

Ingredients

  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil 5 mL
  • 2 cans oil-packed sardines 106 g each
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice 60 mL
  • 2 tbsp capers, drained 30 mL
  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes 1 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley 30 mL
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh dill 30 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). (A toaster oven can also be used for roasting the garlic.) Cut top off head of garlic to expose cloves and place on small piece of foil. Drizzle with olive oil; wrap foil to enclose garlic. Roast 25 min. until soft. Cool then squeeze out garlic cloves into food processor. Discard garlic skins.

  • Step 2

    Add sardines (including oil in tin), lemon juice, capers, red chili flakes and salt to food processor. Process into a coarse paste; scraping down sides as needed. Add parsley and dill; pulse until combined.

Tip

Spread on crackers, pita chips and baguette slices. Or serve with crudités.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (2 tbsp/30 mL)
  • Calories 50
  • Fat 3 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.4 g
  • Carbs 1 g
  • Sugar 0
  • Protein 5 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Fibre 0
  • Sodium 210 mg