Roasted Garlic Aioli Three Ways

Roasted Garlic Aioli Three Ways | Food & Nutrition Magazine | Volume 9, Issue 4
Photography by David Raine | Food styling by Breana Moeller | Prop styling by Brooke Doyle

Add flavor and variety to foods with creamy, Greek or spicy roasted garlic aioli.

SERVINGS: 8
SERVING SIZE: 1 tablespoon (21 grams)
PREP TIME: 5 to 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 1 hour

Ingredients
Base

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon (11 milliliters) olive oil, divided
  • 8 large cloves garlic, whole with skin on
  • 6 ounces plain low-fat Greek yogurt

Creamy roasted garlic aioli

  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) lemon juice
  • ? teaspoon honey
  • ? teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ? teaspoon salt
  • ? teaspoon cayenne pepper

Greek roasted garlic aioli

  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon packed fresh dill, chopped
  • ? teaspoon salt
  • ? teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper

Spicy roasted garlic aioli

  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) lime juice
  • ? teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
  • ? teaspoon chili powder
  • ? teaspoon salt
  • ? teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions
Base

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C).
  2. Drizzle 1 teaspoon olive oil on aluminum foil and wrap garlic cloves inside.
  3. Place in center of oven on sheet pan and roast for 45 to 55 minutes. Garlic is done when fragrant and cloves are soft enough to squeeze.
  4. Set aside to cool completely. Once cool, gently loosen and remove skins.

Creamy roasted garlic aioli:

  1. In large plastic or shatterproof cup, combine garlic, remaining olive oil, yogurt, lemon juice, honey, mustard, salt and cayenne pepper.
  2. Gently pulse with hand-held immersion blender until creamy, about 30 seconds. Alternatively, place in food processor and process on low for 30 seconds.

Greek roasted garlic aioli:

  1. In large plastic or shatterproof cup, combine garlic, remaining olive oil, yogurt, lemon juice, lemon zest, dill, salt and pepper.
  2. Gently pulse with hand-held immersion blender until creamy, about 30 seconds. Alternatively, place in food processor and process on low for 30 seconds.

Spicy roasted garlic aioli:

  1. In large plastic or shatterproof cup, combine garlic, remaining olive oil, yogurt, lime juice, honey, Sriracha, chili powder, salt and paprika.
  2. Gently pulse with hand-held immersion blender until creamy, about 30 seconds. Alternatively, place in food processor and process on low for 30 seconds.

Cooking note: Serve slightly chilled or at room temperature. Store in refrigerator up to 3 days.

NUTRITION PER SERVING:* 32 calories, 2g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 2mg cholesterol, 47mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 1g sugar, 2g protein, NA potassium, NA phosphorus

*Nutrition facts for creamy roasted garlic aioli

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Natalie Colla, CDE, RDN, LDN, is a diabetes educator, food blogger and nutrition writer. When she’s not experimenting in the kitchen or the garden, you will likely find her exploring the great outdoors of her home in Idaho. Connect with her on her website, Plantastic Eating, or on Instagram and LinkedIn.