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Chipotle Green Onion Aioli (gluten-free, vegan option)

This veganized aioli is just as incredible as any other, but healthier and dairy-free! It's an easy 10 minute blender recipe that will leave you with the perfect spread, dip, or even dressing!

Course Appetizers, Condiment
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword chipotle aioli, easy aioli recipe, vegan aioli recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 servings (1 1/2 cup total)
Calories 263 kcal
Author Anjali Lalani

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients, except for the chives, into any blender (such as a Vitamix).

  2. Blend until completely pureed into a thick and creamy aioli.
  3. Pour the aioli into a bowl. Add the finely chopped chives. Add some freshly ground black pepper to taste. 

  4. If needed adjust the seasoning with some salt or additional lemon juice.

  5. Chill in the fridge and use as a spread for sandwiches or wraps, or as a dipping sauce!

Recipe Notes

Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce - You can buy small cans of Chipotle Peppers already in Adobo Sauce from the grocery store. The brand I typically used is linked above. For this recipe, I used one of the Chipotle Peppers in the sauce. I added any Adobo Sauce that came along with the pepper as I scooped it out with a spoon (hence the ~1 tbsp adobo sauce in the ingredient list above). The adobo sauce is necessary to add that additional flavor for this aioli.

 

Tofu - Instead of 1/4 cup silken firm tofu, you can use either more vegan mayo (1/2 cup) or a plain vegan yogurt (such as plain foregar project cashew-based yogurt). I personally like to use the silken tofu to cut the taste of mayo down. 

 

Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Green Onion Aioli (gluten-free, vegan option)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 263 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1251mg54%
Potassium 12mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 2.2mg3%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.