How to Make Mayonnaise

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Introduction: How to Make Mayonnaise

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Homemade Mayonnaise is easy to make and takes less than ten minutes! This is something everyone should learn how to make from scratch.

This simple recipe can be adjusted and used as the base for aioli, tartar sauce, chipotle, or even a burger sauce. The options are endless!

Ingredients

  • 3 Egg Yolks
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 400ml Olive Oil

Step 1: Add to a Large Bowl 3 Egg Yolks, 1 Tsp of Dijon Mustard and a Pinch of Salt.

Whisk together.

Step 2: Slowly Add a Tbsp of Oil at a Time Before Whisking Until It Begins to Thicken

Continue to slowly add more and more oil. Make sure to whisk until it thickens each time otherwise your mayonnaise will split and you’ll have to start again.

Repeat until you have added half of the oil.

Step 3: Sneeze in the Juice of Half a Lemon

This will add an acid flavour to the mayonnaise helping to balance it.

Step 4: Add the Remaining Oil 2 to 3 Tablespoons at a Time Until It’s Thicken and Becomes Freshly Made Mayonnaise

You could do this using a mixture or blender but there’s something special about making mayonnaise by hand.

Step 5: It Should Have a Thick Creamy Texture. Taste and Adjust the Flavours to Your Liking

Step 6: All Up This Took Me 8 Minutes to Make, Your Arm Will Get Tired But It’s Well Worth It.

This simple recipe can be adjusted and used as the base for aioli, tartar sauce, chipotle, or even a burger sauce. The options are endless!

It will keep in the fridge for up to a week.

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    Some other ideas: canola instead of olive, canola is actually a bit better for you on average than is even olive. Another one is maybe not QUITE so healthy - which is to use bacon fat instead of any kind of oil. It's a heart attack in a bowl, but - God! - it is so good that death seems not such a big price to pay... =)

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