This basic aioli recipe is good on its own with steamed artichokes, asparagus or on fish, but use it as a base for other flavor profiles like curry, fresh herbs or our favorite, Chipotle Aioli.
Nutritional facts: Garlic is a wonderful anti-inflammatory herb with positive effects on the cardiovascular system as well as respiratory and musculoskeletal systems. It is also known to have antibacterial, anticarcinogenic, and antiviral properties to protect the body from bacteria, cancer and viruses.
Makes 2 cups
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 5hours 15 minutes
Gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, no processed sugar
1 cup cashews (raw, organic, whole)
3 T fresh lemon juice
1 T apple cider vinegar
2 garlic cloves
½ t sea salt
½ cup filtered water
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1. Soak cashews in filtered water for 4-5 hours. Read more on nut soaking here.
2. Rinse well and drain.
3. In blender or food processor add in all ingredients except olive oil. Blend on high until smooth.
4. On low, drizzle olive oil into mixture and blend together until creamy and smooth.
*Cook's Note: If you prefer it have a thinner consistency, just add a little water, one tablespoon at a time.