Rich, creamy, thick and indulgent. Roasted garlic aioli features fragrant roasted garlic with caramelized tones, a hint of spice and a fresh twist. Perfect for dipping, sandwiches and more!
Delicious Roasted Garlic Aioli
How are you loving Garlic Week here at Beaming Baker? (Alright, I spread out the garlic recipes so no one would get tired of them!) First, we started with learning how to roast garlic, and now we’re making Roasted Garlic Aioli!
Now that you know how to roast garlic, we’re going to make use of it with today’s tasty, indulgent, and truly delicious roasted garlic aioli. It comes together in minutes once you’ve roasted your garlic, and it takes sandwiches, veggies, and more to the next level!
Ingredients: What is in Garlic Aioli?
But first, what is in garlic aioli, anyway? You might be surprised to find that this fragrant, mouthwatering dip and spread is made with just a few ingredients:
- Roasted garlic – be sure to follow my how to roast garlic tutorial before making today’s recipe.
- Mayonnaise – I like using an olive oil-based mayo, but you can use your favorite, including a vegan one!
- Lemon juice – fresh is always best! Use fresh-squeezed lemon juice for the tastiest aioli.
- Worcestershire sauce – quick, say that 10x fast! 😉 If you love this sauce, you can add even more than I did. Not a fan, use less!
- Cayenne pepper – you won’t taste too spicy of a flavor of cayenne in your roasted garlic aioli, but if you’re truly heat-sensitive, feel free to skip it.
What is Garlic Aioli?
Garlic aioli is a dip and spread that’s made with garlic, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and a few spices. It’s easy to make and often used as a spread on sandwiches and burgers, a dip for French fries and more!
How to Make Garlic Aioli
Learn how to make garlic aioli in just a few simple steps. I’ve included step by step photos below, but do make sure to check out the full recipe at the bottom of today’s post!
Roast the Garlic
First, follow this recipe: how to make roasted garlic. It’s easy, simple, and truly satisfying.
Then, using a fork, gently pull out roasted garlic cloves.
Mash the Garlic
Next, add roasted garlic cloves to a small mixing bowl.
Using that same fork, thoroughly mash the garlic until mostly smooth and creamy.
Stir Garlic Aioli Ingredients
Grab a small spatula or wooden spoon, then stir and fold all the garlic aioli ingredients together until smooth.
Make sure to completely mix in the garlic bits and evenly distribute the Worcestershire sauce and cayenne.
Cover and Refrigerate
Transfer the aioli to bowl and cover. Then, refrigerate it for at least an hour to allow the flavor to sing.
Enjoy the Best Roasted Garlic Aioli!
Now, enjoy the best ever roasted garlic aioli! Try spreading it onto burgers, sandwiches, and using it as a yummy dip.
Does garlic aioli have dairy? No, garlic aiolic does not have dairy in it since eggs are not considered a dairy product. 
What does garlic aioli taste like? Garlic aioli tastes like thick, creamy mayo with a strong garlic flavor and a bright citrus flavor due to the lemon ingredient.
What is garlic aioli made of? Garlic aioli is made of garlic, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Some people like to leave out the Worcestershire sauce and cayenne pepper.
How to make garlic aioli from scratch? To make this from scratch, simply follow today’s recipe, and consider making mayo from scratch.
How to make garlic aioli easy? To make garlic aioli easy, follow today’s recipe! It literally comes together in minutes (if you already have roasted garlic on hand). You won’t need to make mayo from scratch, so that’ll speed things up!
Is garlic aioli healthy? While today’s aioli can help you to work more healthy garlic into your diet, it’s generally not considered healthy—especially in large amounts. But as with any balanced diet, small amounts of a higher-fat condiment like aioli can have its benefits due to making healthier ingredients like fresh vegetables taste better—again, in smaller amounts.
Is garlic aioli vegan? No, classic garlic aioli isn’t vegan because it’s made with egg-based mayo. To make vegan garlic aioli, simply use vegan mayo in today’s roasted garlic aioli recipe.
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Once you try this “stinking rose” delight, you’ll want to spread it on everything! I truly hope you enjoyed making garlic aioli with Erik and me. If you make this recipe, be sure to rate it and leave a comment. It means the world to hear from you. 🌎 ‘Til our next kitchen adventure…
Sending you all my love and maybe even a dove, xo Demeter ❤️
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