Aioli is an emulsion of egg and oil. Add a little sweetener, and it becomes homemade healthy mayonnaise.
What is spring garlic (also known as Green Garlic)? It is immature garlic harvested when the farmers thin the garlic fields. By removing some of the spring garlic, there is more room for the rest of the garlic to grow.
Is homemade mayonnaise hard? NO! The only trick is to slowly drizzle the oil into the blender instead of dumping it in all at once.
If you don’t have any spring garlic, you can swap out a few cloves of garlic instead.
Spring Garlic Aioli Ingredients
- 1-2 bulbs spring garlic (or 3-4 cloves of garlic)
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 cup of olive oil
- 1 teaspoon sugar or another sweetener (optional)
- Remove the roots and most of the green leaves of the spring garlic and roughly chop.
- In the blender pulse the garlic a few times to chop it up.
- Add egg and salt and blend until the garlic is pureed.
- With the blender running, slowly drizzle in half of the olive oil.
- Stop the blender, scrape down the sides, and add the lemon juice.
- Turn the blender on and slowly add remaining oil.
Always use organic fruits and vegetables in your recipes.
Do you live in one of these Southern California Cities? Aguanga, Fallbrook, Hemet, Homeland, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar, or Winchester. If you do, you can use the local organic fruits and vegetables in our harvest deliveries for these recipes.
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