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Aioli

Description

This sauce is a great condiment for Spanish tortilla, grilled seafood, sandwiches, croistini (thin garlic-rubbed toast), appetizers or dip for crudités. 

Category
Sauce
Cuisine
Spanish
Prep Time
10 minutes
Number of Servings
1 cup
Ingredients
2 to 3 large, finely minced garlic cloves, to taste 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup quality light or regular mayonnaise pinch of white ground pepper 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon minced fresh herbs, such as tarragon, parsley or basil, optional
Directions
1.With a large sharp knife, finely mince garlic 2.Then using the side of the knife blade, mash it as smoothly as possible with the salt. 3.Scoop garlic into a medium bowl and mix in remaining ingredients. Aioli can be made several hours ahead. Cover tightly and chill until served.
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