3 Simple Sauces to Jazz up an Ordinary Baguette | Easy & Delicious Recipes
Bread is a big deal in Spain. With every meal, whether you´re at home or at a restaurant, there is always a basket full of bread. And in many homes & restaurants, there is always a sauce to take that bread to the next-level. In this post, I´m going to show you how to make 3 simple Spanish sauces to jazz up an ordinary baguette.
The three sauces we are making are: Garlic Mayo Aioli, Garlic Parsley Sauce and a Garlic Tomato Sauce. All three sauces are made with the simplest everyday ingredients and each one comes together within minutes.
I used an ordinary baguette from the grocery store to add the sauces into. But you can use any bread you like here. Either way, make sure to lightly toast the bread before adding the sauces. That way the bread doesn´t get soggy and keeps its beautiful texture.
TIPS & TRICKS to Make this Recipe: I used a handheld grater to finely grate the garlic into each sauce. But you can always just finely mince the garlic. To veganize the garlic mayo aioli, just use your favorte vegan mayonnaise.
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3 Simple Sauces to Jazz up an Ordinary Baguette
- 1 baguette
- 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 75 ml
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise 115 grams
- 3 cloves garlic
- 2 tomatoes
- 1 tsp lemon juice 5 ml
- dash sweet smoked Spanish paprika
- handful fresh parsley
- sea salt
- black pepper
Cut 1 baguette into diagonal slices that are 1 inch (2.50 cm) thick, add the slices into a baking tray, all in a single layer, drizzle each slice with a kiss of extra virgin olive oil, add into a preheated oven, broil only option (top heat) 210 C - 410 F, and lightly toast for 2 to 3 minutes, then set aside
TO MAKE THE GARLIC MAYO AIOLI
Add 1/2 cup mayonnaise into a bowl, finely grate in 1 clove of garlic, squeeze in 1 tsp lemon juice and add in 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, season with sea salt & black pepper, whisk together until well mixed
Add spoonfuls of the sauce over a couple slices of the toasted baguette, sprinkle with a dash of sweet smoked paprika and top off with finely chopped parsley
TO MAKE THE GARLIC PARSLEY SAUCE
Finely chop a generous handful of fresh parsley, add into a bowl, finely grate 1 clove of garlic, add in 2 tbsp extra virgin olive and season with sea salt & black peper, whisk together until well mixed
Add a spoonful of the sauce over a couple slices of the toasted baguette
TO MAKE THE TOMATO SAUCE
Finely grate 2 large tomatoes, finely grate in 1 clove of garlic, pour in 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive and season with sea salt & black pepper, whisk together until well mixed
Add spoonfuls of the sauce over a couple slices of the toasted baguette and top off with finely chopped parsley
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