This sauce is a great condiment for Spanish tortilla, grilled seafood, sandwiches, croistini (thin garlic-rubbed toast), appetizers or dip for crudités.
Number of Servings
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
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.
Living in the South, when someone asks for tea, the typical expectation is a cold glass of sweet tea, that staple tradition of Southern heritage. However, ordering tea of the hot variety is a growing trend in the region.