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whipped egg white, lemon, and roasted garlic dipping sauce? Any idea what this mystery dish might be?

A friend was telling me about a delicious Mediterranean dipping sauce of whipped egg whites emulsified with lemon and roasted garlic. She said it tasted very light. I tired looking online and found Lebanese mayonnaise that sounds similar, but it uses 2 cups of oil, which is not what I would call "light." Anyone heard of a different version of this dish?

asked by lloreen over 2 years ago

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Susan W
Susan W

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added over 2 years ago

I think that's exactly what it is. Because it includes just the egg white, it appears to be lighter in texture.
http://www.sheknows.com...

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Susan W
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added over 2 years ago

I meant to add that when I've had it at my favorite Lebanese restaurant, it was definitely made with roasted garlic.

Nancy
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added over 2 years ago

Yes....called Toum, and also made without egg white.
http://thefoodblog.com...
(people use light as an adjective in all sorts of ways)

Rima
added over 2 years ago

This is Toum or like others have said, garlic sauce from the Middle East! Chefindisguise.com has a great and light version! See link below!
http://chefindisguise.com...

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sexyLAMBCHOPx
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added over 2 years ago

Lebanese Garlic sauce!

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cookbookchick
added over 2 years ago

Bonnie Benwick has a Toum how-to in the Washington Post. She also talked about it on The Splendid Table.

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Garlic Matters
added over 2 years ago

I can imagine that this Whipper Goat's Cheese with Garlic Confit Recipe http://garlicmatters.com... will produce a similar texture and flavor.

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Garlic Matters
added over 2 years ago

I can imagine that this Whipper Goat's Cheese with Garlic Confit Recipe http://garlicmatters.com... will produce a similar texture and flavor.

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