Middle Eastern garlic sauce “Toum”

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Middle eastern garlic sauce. Garlic lover's heaven and it is vegan too!

If you have ever eaten shawarma or shish tawook at a middle eastern or Lebanese restaurant, you must have seen the creamy white sauce, with the delectable smell of garlic and scrumptious combination of garlic and lemon. This garlic sauce is known as Toum or Toom  “صلصه ثوم” and if you love garlic, this sauce will be your new best friend. It is great as a dip, spread,or companion to roasted or grilled meat, chicken or fish . It is a great way to jazz up your favorite sandwich. Think of it as your versatile, easy, homemade vegan mayonnaise  or cream sauce and have fun experimenting with it

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If you try to google toum or middle eastern garlic sauce you will come across many recipes that use a huge amount of oil, others use raw eggs and others use potatoes. None of that works for me. I want a garlic sauce or…

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