Lemon Garlic Aioli

As promised in my Baked Asparagus Fries Recipe post, here’s a fantastic Lemon Garlic Aioli Recipe that is just 1 Point for a 1/4 cup serving! In case you aren’t familiar with what aioli is, it’s a traditional French sauce made by mixing lemon, eggs, garlic, and olive oil into a smooth, creamy mixture resembling mayonnaise. It originates from Provençal cuisine, where it is served with meat, fish, and vegetables, and the distinctive garlicky sauce has also been adopted by other nations to add zest to otherwise ordinary foods. My healthier version eliminates the oil and uses pasteurized liquid egg substitute instead of whole raw eggs. It makes a fantastic low calorie dip or sauce for a variety of foods. Try this lemon garlic aioli over roasted vegetables, chicken, fish, or as a flavorful healthy sandwich spread. I also love it as a dip for baked pita chips, or as a light spread for crudite.

Lemon Garlic Aioli

This low fat Lemon Garlic Aioli Dip is a real treat for any dieter. At just 1 Point for ¼ cup, it makes a wonderful dip for roasted veggies, a sauce for chicken, or a healthy sandwich spread.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup pasteurized liquid egg (I used EggBeaters)
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 5 garlic cloves, roasted
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the yogurt, egg, mustard, and roasted garlic and process until smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice and zest and pulse to combine.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time:

Diet type: Vegetarian

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: French

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1/4 cup
Each serving = 1 Point

PER SERVING: 38 calories; 0g fat; 1g carbohydrates; 7g protein; 0g fiber

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