One of the most popular recipes at my mom’s restaurant is her turkey sandwich with cilantro aioli! This cilantro aioli is the perfect condiment for veggies, meats… anything! Delicious, fresh Cuban flare to a clean, homemade mayo!
Cilantro Aioli (Homemade Cilantro Mayo, Paleo, Keto)
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, stems and all
3 cloves garlic
juice of 1 large lemon
salt & pepper
1/8 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp dried parsley
1/4 tsp onion powder
pinch of red pepper (optional)
2 large egg yolks
3/4 cup light olive oil or avocado oil
In food processor combine cilantro, garlic, lemon & seasoning. Add in yolks and pulse to combine. Then while it’s running drizzle in the olive oil until it’s emulsified.
Now, my usual tips for successful aioli is: make sure everything is room temp before starting and sometimes only adding some of the lemon at first and the rest after it’s emulsified helps. But, I threw this together last minute with straight from fridge eggs and all… and it came out great! So maybe the Mayo Gods were smiling upon me!