Garlic Sauce (Salsa all'aglio)

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"A perfect sauce for true garlic lovers. This recipe comes from a very old (Italian) cookbook. I have treasured this book ever since I was given it by my wonderful Mother as a present. Served with raw vegetables, salad of even over pasta, this is a wonderful sauce, which I am sure garlic lover's will adore."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (68 g)
  • Calories 521.5
  • Total Fat - 57.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 46.1 mg
  • Sodium - 3.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 0.1 g
  • Protein - 0.9 g
  • Calcium - 13.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

NOTE: This can also be made in a blender or food processor.

Step 2

Crush the garlic in a garlic crusher or pestle and mortar or alternatively chop very finely. Mix the egg yolk a pinch of salt in a bowl. Add the oil drop by drop (as if making a mayonnaise), beating constantly.

Step 3

When the sauce is thick season with the salt and pepper and stir in the lemon juice.

Step 4


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