How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise in 10 Minutes Flat! by Gigi Gaggero

4 years ago
How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise in 10 Minutes Flat!

Have 10 minutes a few simple ingredients? You can make homemade mayo!

You’ll need:

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup light extra virgin olive oil or a neutral-tasting oil

Here’s how to make it:

  1. In a food processor or blender, whip the egg, lemon juice, mustard, salt and white pepper until well combined.
  2. With the motor running, drizzle oil in very slowly in a steady stream. Blend until it comes together and is thick and smooth (emulsifies).
  3. Store in an air-tight container and refrigerate up to a week.

Experiment! Make variations like adding a clove of garlic to make an aioli sauce, or try something with a little heat like a Serrano chile. You can even add your favorite fresh herbs!

Donna John
I am so trying this recipe this week, @chefgigi. You make it sound so easy. Though for just the two of us it probably makes too much. I'll have to use some of it for an aioli sauce. What would you use that on?
Gigi Gaggero
I love to smother my Aioli and Serrano mayo on roast beef Sammies! To die for ! You can also use this base for chicken nuggets! Or - baked chicken breast w seasoned breadcrumbs- and you can make a mayonnaise cake. Donna John
Donna John
I love hot roast beef sandwiches, Chef Gigi Gaggero! Mmm. All good ideas. I'll let you know how it goes!
Jan Mostrom
Chef Gigi Gaggero could you freeze it in smaller portions? When I read your ingredient list I want to make it!
Gigi Gaggero
Hi Jan , I don't suggest freezing this recipe.

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