Easy Mayonnaise Recipe

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  • Ingredients
    2 large EGG yolks
    2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice OR vinegar
    2 Tbsp. water
    1 tsp. sugar
    1 tsp. dry mustard
    1/2 tsp. salt
    dash pepper
    1 cup olive oil OR vegetable oil

    Yields: 1 1/4 cups

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/20 of recipe

    Calories: 103

    Total fat: 11 g
    Saturated fat: 2 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 8 g

    Cholesterol: 18 mg
    Sodium: 59 mg
    Carbohydrates: 0 g
    Fiber: 0 g
    Sugar: 0 g
    Protein: 0 g
    Vitamin A: 6 mcg
    Vitamin D: 0 mcg
    Folate: 3 mcg
    Choline: 14 mg
    Calcium: 3 mg
    Iron: 0 mg
    Potassium: 4 mg


  1. WHISK egg yolks, lemon juice, water, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper in small saucepan until blended.

  2. COOK over very low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles in 1 or 2 places. REMOVE from heat immediately; let cool 4 minutes.

  3. POUR mixture into blender; COVER. With motor running on high speed, ADD oil slowly, in a thin stream; BLEND until mayonnaise is thick and smooth. TURN off blender occasionally to scrape down sides with rubber spatula. REFRIGERATE, covered.

Insider Info

  • Add minced herbs or garlic for more flavor.