Spicy Garlic Mayonnaise

Recipe by Nimzie
READY IN: 10mins
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    fresh pimiento (I used about a third of a cup of the roasted red bell peppers in the jar not packed in oil and dried) or 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped (I used about a third of a cup of the roasted red bell peppers in the jar not packed in oil and dried)
  • 4
    medium garlic cloves (certainly can use more)
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1
  • 1
    teaspoon kosher salt
  • 14
    teaspoon finely ground black pepper
  • 1
    pinch cayenne pepper (optional but highly recommended)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Immerse pimiento or red pepper in a pan of boiling water and boil 2 minutes. (Skip this step if used the roasted red peppers in a jar).
  • Remove from water with a slotted spoon.
  • Reserve.
  • While motor is running, add garlic cloves to a food processor fitted with the steel blade.
  • Process until pureed.
  • Add pimiento or red pepper and process until blended.
  • Add egg yolks and blend.
  • With blades turning, slowly pour in olive oil in a fine steady stream until sauce is thick and smooth and all oil is added.
  • Add salt, pepper and cayenne.
  • Taste for seasoning.
  • Refrigerate in a tightly covered container until ready to use.
  • Serve cold.
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