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Easy foolproof homemade mayonnaise

This super simple recipe makes mayonnaise so easy to make at home, so much better than the stuff in a jar
Prep Time15 mins
Course: sauces and dips
Cuisine: French
Keyword: mayonnaise
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 free range egg yolks (save the whites)
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 300 ml Light olive oil or other oil of choice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or white wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Beat together the egg yolks with salt and the mustard in a small bowl
  • Add just one tablespoon of oil and keep beating with a whisk
  • Keep adding this amount of oil and whisking till the mixture begins to thicken well and you have used about half of the oil
  • Now add the lemon juice (or vinegar) and beat again and add the remaining oil
  • Season with more salt and pepper to taste