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Basic Mayonnaise - Recipe

A thick and creamy French sauce used as a condiment to be spread over foods such as sandwich bread and crackers, or served as a dip. It can also be used as a thickener or base for other dressings.
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Basic Mayonnaise Recipe
  • In blender or food processor, combine egg, dry mustard, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and 1/4 cup of oil.
  • Turn machine on and slowly add the remaining oil in a thin stream. If mayonnaise appears too thick, add drops of lemon juice while machine is running.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate in a covered container. Can be refrigerated for 2-3 days.
  • *A combination of lemon juice and vinegar may be used, or white wine, or vinegar and water combined. The amount of vinegar will alter the taste.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Container: food processor or blender
-1 egg yolk, large egg
-3/4 teaspoon dry mustard
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1 pinch ground black pepper
-1 dash cayenne pepper
-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice*
-1 cup oil, extra virgin olive oil, canola, or combination of each