Garlic Aïoli

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Using a mix of vegetable oil and extra-virgin olive oil is crucial to the flavor of the aïoli.

Ingredients

  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

Process yolks, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper in food processor until combined, about 10 seconds. With processor running, slowly drizzle in vegetable oil, about 1 minute. Transfer mixture to medium bowl and, whisking constantly, slowly drizzle in olive oil. (Aïoli can be refrigerated for up to 4 days.)

 

Reprinted from One-Pan Wonders by Cook's Country. Copyright 2017 America's Test Kitchen. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Yield: 
Makes 3/4 cup
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