Black Garlic Mayo: The Two Ingredient Spread That Will Change Your…Sandwich

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Black garlic mayo is a simple two-ingredient recipe with a flavor that’s anything but simple. Find this super-savory, slightly sweet fermented garlic at specialty stores or through the link below.

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A great slice of sourdough and a summer tomato are all you need to make a schmear of black garlic mayo into a complete meal.

The easiest of black garlic recipes

Hello, my name is Carolyn, and I have never heard of food styling. Luckily this two-ingredient spread made from mayo and black garlic will wend its way into your heart on its own, even if the photo is all, “Brown schmear, don’t care.” Black garlic mayo is BOMB. Umami bomb, to be precise. It’s the easiest thing on earth and adds crazy flavor to your face. Try it on the best summer tomato sandwich you’ve ever had, or on virtually anything else that could use a savory kick.

What is black garlic?

Black garlic is just regular garlic that’s been painstakingly fermented into a super-savory, slightly sweet, sticky mess of crazy-ass garlic. It’s yummy. I recommend just kinda rolling with it and not asking too many questions. That’s what I’m doing with this spread and also with my summer at the moment. So.

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Black Garlic Mayo

Black garlic is an absolute umami bomb. Add it to mayo for a terrific condiment that will kick up any simple sandwich.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Serves Makes about 1/2 cup


  • 2 cloves black garlic
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise


  1. Use a mortar and pestle, the side of a chef's knife, or a fork to mash the garlic to a paste. Stir well into the mayo. Spread onto any sandwich that could use a little kick. A good old summer tomato sandwich schmeared with this stuff is BOMB.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size:

1 tablespoon

Amount Per Serving:

Calories:: 95 Total Fat:: 10.3g Carbohydrates:: 0.3g Fiber:: 0g Protein:: 0.2g

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