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Basil Aioli Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tammi Solomon
Added: Thursday, September 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 clove garlic

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup fresh basil leaves, washed

1 cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon water

1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Chop the garlic with the salt, and then use the flat side of the knife to mash and smear the mixture to a coarse paste.

In a blender combine the garlic paste, with the remaining ingredients and process until smooth.

Transfer the sauce to a bowl, cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving so the flavors come together

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 1/2 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes

 

 

 

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