The basil sauce can be refrigerated for up to 8 hours. Let return to room temperature before serving.
Blanched garlic may be used in place of roasted garlic in almost any dressing or condiment. And blanching has one significant advantage over roasting: it requires no oil. For on-half cup of blanched garlic puree, peel the cloves from two large heads of garlic. Put the cloves in a pan, add water to cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Drain the garlic and return it to the pan. Repeat the process three more times until softened. Transfer to a bowl and mash with a fork until smooth.
One Serving Calories 357 kcal, Protein 41 gm, Carbohydrate 31 gm, Cholesterol 54 mg, Total Fat 8 gm, Saturated Fat 2 gm.