Sumac and Mint Aioli Recipe

Creamy, garlicky, and light. J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Creamy aioli gets a flavor upgrade with sumac and mint. A perfect condiment for grilled vegetables, meat, and sandwiches.

Recipe Facts

Active: 1 min
Total: 1 mins
Serves: 8 to 12 servings
Makes: 1 cup

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  • 1 recipe two-minute aioli

  • 1 tablespoon ground sumac

  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh mint leaves

  • 1 teaspoon zest and 1 teaspoon juice from 1 lemon


  1. Combine aioli, sumac, mint, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a small bowl and stir until roughly combined. Drizzle with olive oil and serve with grilled vegetables, meats, or sandwiches. Aioli can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
132 Calories
14g Fat
1g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 to 12
Amount per serving
Calories 132
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 78mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 28mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)