Aioli has to be Spain´s best known sauce around the world. It originated in Mallorca, Spain and was first made with just garlic and extra virgin olive oil. In today´s version we add egg, which makes it alot easier to make.
This homemade aioli is a creamy and garlicky sauce that can be used is so many ways, and you gotta says it´s healthy too! raw olive oil and raw garlic! one taste and you will be hooked.
The secret here is to use high-quality extra virgin olive oil. Watch the video below or print out the recipe card below to make this classic Aioli from scratch and enjoy one of Spain´s treasures to the food world. Salud!
Watch the Video Below on How to Make Homemade Spanish Aioli
- 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 Cloves Garlic
- 1 Fresh Egg
- 1/2 tsp lemon juice
- Sea Salt
Mince the Garlic
Add to a mortar and pestle
Using the pestle, pound down on the garlic until it becomes a paste
Add egg yolk to the garlic (discard egg white)
Add 1/2 tsp lemon juice
Add a pinch of salt
Start adding the extra virgin olive oil in a slow stream into the garlic and egg and start stirring without stopping
Continue to add the olive oil in a slow stream while never stopping to stir the aioli
Once you are done with all the olive oil, your aioli is done! It should have the consistency of mayonnaise
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