This delicious Avocado Aioli goes great on sandwiches or as a veggie dipping sauce. No matter how you decide to eat this aioli you will not be disappointed.
Aioli is a creamy sauce very similar to mayonnaise. The major difference between the two is that Aioli is typically made of garlic, salt, and olive oil while mayonnaise is made from egg yolks and canola oil. While similar in appearance, the flavor profile of each is very different.
This Avocado Aioli tastes just like..... well avocados! Fresh Basil can be pretty pungent at times so you will taste the basil along with the avocado and fresh lemon juice.
Picking the right Avocado is key to making this aioli recipe. If the avocado is not ripe enough it will alter the taste of this aioli, and not necessarily in a good way. Good thing we can help you pick the right Avocado!
🥑 How to Pick the Perfect Avocado
Choosing the wrong avocado will ruin your dish. Especially when the avocado is the main ingredient like in Guacamole. Basically, you want a perfectly ripe Avocado. This is a great article on how to select the perfect avocado.
🎥 How to cut an Avocado
🌮 Recipe Ideas
If you are wondering what you can use this Avocado Aioli for here are a few ideas. In addition to using it as a spread on your favorite sandwich, it also makes a great dipping sauce for grilled vegetables or crispy potato wedges like my Grilled Sweet Potato Planks.
📋 Gather your Ingredients
You will need the following ingredients to make this Avocado Aioli recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Avocados, Plain Greek Yogurt, Fresh Basil, Minced Garlic, Fresh Lemon Juice, Salt and Ground Black Pepper.
🥣 How to make Avocado Aioli
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and process until just smooth. If you don't have a food processor you can also use an immersion blender.
If you are not going to use the aioli immediately store it in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
- 1 medium Avocados
- ⅓ Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
- 1 tablespoon Fresh Basil, chopped
- 2 teaspoon Garlic Cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice
- ½ teaspoon Salt
- ¼ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
- Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and process until just smooth. If you don't have a food processor you can also use an immersion blender.
- If you are not going to use the aioli immediately store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.