This creamy Goat Cheese Aioli is bursting with flavor and very versatile. Goat Cheese Aioli can be drizzled over fish, crab cakes, burgers, fries, or even as a dipping sauce for veggies.

Portobello Mushroom & Salmon Burger doused in goat cheese aioli

What is aioli?

Aioli originated in the South of Spain and Southern France. The name translates to “Garlic and Oil.” The original recipe for aioli included garlic, salt, and olive oil, but there are now other varieties of aioli recipes that include mayo, lemon, with or without egg yolks. Either type, this delicious sauce is used for dipping, drizzling, or topping any dish.

What’s the difference between aioli and mayonnaise?

Mayo and Aioli are similar because they are both creamy sauces, but they are actually pretty different. One of the ways they are different is the way they are made. Mayo is made using egg yolks, Canola Oil, and lemon juice.  While traditional aioli is made using garlic, olive, and salt. Some people believe that aioli and mayo are the same because of the now modern varieties of aioli recipes. Some of these include garlic, olive oil, salt, egg yolk, and lemon juice, making it more like mayo.

What can Goat Cheese Aioli be used on?

Goat Cheese Aioli can be used on a number of dishes. It can be drizzled over fish, burgers, or fries. It can be used as a dipping sauce and topped on any salad.  This Aioli Recipe can be used on any dish you wish to add more flavor or sauce.

How long is homemade aioli good for?

Homemade aioli that does not contain egg yolk can last up to 10 days in the fridge if covered and stored properly. If it does contain egg yolk, it has a much shorter shelf life of around 3 days in the fridge.  This goat cheese aioli recipe should last around 7 days if stored in the fridge in an airtight container. 

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Portobello Mushroom & Salmon Burger doused in goat cheese aioli

Goat Cheese Aioli

Author: Meiko Temple
If you're looking for a quick sauce that's sure to add some wonderful flavors to anything this is your recipe.
5 from 15 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, French, Fusion
Calories 228 kcal


  • Air-tight Containers
  • Food processor – small – 3 cup


  • 4 tablespoons goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons pesto sauce
  • 1 ½-2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


  • Add all ingredients into a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • Refrigerate in an air-tight container.


Calories: 228kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 11gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 329mgPotassium: 30mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 781IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 122mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Aioli recipe
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