Garlic Aioli

Garlic Aioli is the ideal party spread for everything from crunchy French bread to grilled fish or chicken. Make a double batch because it will disappear fast. It also makes a wonderful dip for Deep-Fried Mushrooms.

Garlic Aioli

You may also add herbs for a variation.


  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. In a food processor or blender, grind the garlic; add the salt and egg yolk, and whir until the egg turns lighter in color.
  2. Very, very slowly, drizzle in the olive oil, followed by the lemon juice. Stir constantly.
  3. Season to taste.

Yield: 6 servings