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Lebanese Garlic Sauce

One of the best reasons to keep a bunch of fresh garlic at home! Make this quick and easy 5-minute Lebanese garlic sauce. Serve it with roasted vegetables or lamb kebabs.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: Lebanese
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 50kcal


  • 1 cup garlic
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • salt to taste I used 1 tsp
  • 1 lemon


  • Place the garlic and salt in a food processor and blend until finely minced.
  • Drizzle the vegetable oil and lemon juice through the feed tube slowly.
  • Blend until the garlic sauce is soft and fluffy.
  • Check for seasoning and enjoy with roasted vegetables or lamb kebab!



  • Use a food processor for best results.
  • Make sure to use fresh garlic, do not use jarred.
  • Pour the vegetable oil and lemon juice very slowly into the food processor so it emulsifies.
  • Enjoy with bread, protein, or vegetables.


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 57mg | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.3mg