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Easy to make roasted garlic allioli - a classic Catalan sauce
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Easy Allioli, Catalan Garlic Sauce Recipe

Allioli: made from garlic and oil, is powerfully flavoured. This recipe uses roasted garlic for a smooth tasting sauce.
Servings: 6 tablespoons
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes


  • 2 bulbs garlic
  • Juice 1/3 lemon
  • 1 pinch Sea salt
  • 45 ml good quality olive oil
  • Half an egg yolk


  • Roast the whole bulbs of garlic at 200C/Gas Mark for 30 minutes, until they feel soft to the touch. Allow to cool
  • Peel the bulb and cloves: scrape the soft roasted garlic into the bowl of a small food processor, add pinch of salt and pulse for a few seconds scraping the sides down as you go. 
  • Add the egg and lemon juice, and blend together for a few seconds.
  • Continue blending, and slowly drizzle in the oil, stopping from time to time to scrape the sides down. 
  • Once thick with a mayonnaise like consistency check the flavour and add a little more salt if needed.  
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 72kcal | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 7mg | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg