Lemon Aïoli

Lemon Aioli Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
A bright homemade lemon spread adds tart flavor to seafood dishes. It keeps up to three days, so you'll have time to try it out on several dishes.


Makes 2 cups
Total time: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes


1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, finely grated
1/4 teaspoon salt


Beat heavy cream at medium-high speed with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Beat in remaining ingredients at low speed until blended. Cover mixture, and chill 2 hours before serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.


Mike Lata,

FIG, Charleston, SC,

Southern Living

February 2011
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