New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Brazilian Garlic Sauce (Molho de Alho)


"This is a sauce seen commonly at many Brazilian churrascarias and restaurants. It is most often used as a condiment for grilled meats and sometimes as the topping for what Brazilians call garlic bread. Good stuff. Serve with grilled chicken or steak. Good with pasta, too."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


15 m servings 200 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 1/2 cup servings)

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


Sort stores by

We're showing stores near
Update Location
(uses your location)

May we suggest



{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Heat butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until the garlic is a light brown, about 2 minutes. Mix in flour; cook and stir until the garlic mixture is a light blonde color, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in milk a little at a time until combined, 1 to 2 minutes. Add mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and oregano; cook and stir until sauce is smooth and evenly warmed, about 5 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Add the milk a little at a time to avoid lumps forming in the sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 200 calories; 19.2 g fat; 5.4 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 342 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar: RecipesVideosCategoriesArticles

Similar: {{title}} recipes videos categories articles


Read all reviews 3
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

I ate it on pasta, the first time I added mushrooms sauté in lemon juice and the second time I put broccoli instead. Both times tasted amazing. It's definitely my favorite pasta sauce. The sauce...

I màde it exactly like the recipe said. Then i altered it.i doubled the spices and added chicken and tomato basil base. It was perfect i topped chicken and mashed potatos with it.

Bold garlic flavor. This will go good on anything including vegetables.