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Lemon Soy Aïoli

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 14 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
Here, we've puréed tofu for a low-fat, nutritious take on the traditional garlic mayonnaise. Use the leftovers as a sandwich spread.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 8 ounces soft tofu, drained
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 23
  • caloriesfromfat 74 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 0.8 g
  • carbohydrate 0.9 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 124 mg
  • calcium 6 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add garlic, and cook 10 minutes. Drain.

  2. Place tofu on several layers of paper towels; cover with additional paper towels. Let stand 10 minutes.

  3. Combine garlic, tofu, and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Serve with fresh vegetables.