Introduction: Fast Mayonnaise in a Jar From Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

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A quick way to make delicious real mayonnaise right in the jar


  • Immersion Blender
  • measuring spoons
  • 1 pint canning jar


  • olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt


  1. Gather together all equipment and ingredients
  2. Crack the eggs into the canning jar
  3. Add salt as desired (around 1 tbsp)
  4. Add 1-2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
  5. Fill the jar to slightly below the collar with olive oil
  6. Plunge the tip of the immersion blender all the way to the bottom of the jar
  7. Run the blender at high speed while holding it against the bottom of the jar until a thick emulsion starts to form
  8. Slowly raise the blender tip upward making sure that the oil is combining with the emulsion
  9. Keep raising the tip, gently moving it up and down in small movements
  10. When the entire volume of oil is combined, plunge the tip down and up a few times to homogenize the mayonnaise
  11. Shake off any excess mayonnaise, using a rubber spatula if necessary, to transfer the last dollop of mayonnaise to the jar
  12. Screw the lid on the jar and refrigerate
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