No-fail homemade mayonnaise
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Homemade Mayonnaise

This no-fail recipe for Homemade Mayonnaise comes together in less than 5 minutes with just a few simple ingredients straight out of your pantry!
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggs, mayonnaise, mayo
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Admin


  • 1 egg *room temperature
  • 1 C olive oil *preferably NOT extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp ground mustard *optional


  • Place the salt, optional egg and egg in the blender or food processor. Process for 30 seconds, until combined and a pale yellow in color.
  • With the blender or food processor running, drizzle in the oil over the course of 60-90 seconds. Adding it slowly will help you achieve a creamier consistency.
  • With the blender still running, add the vinegar and process for another 15 seconds.
  • Store in a tightly closed container and refrigerate for up to 4-5 days.


Lemon juice can be used as a sub for the vinegar (an acid).Ground mustard is optional..Recipe makes just over 1 C of mayonnaise. It's important to use a neutral oil - olive oil works well. Avoid extra virgin olive oil as it has a bitter taste.It's important to use an egg that has been brought to room temperature. To do that, put an egg in a cup of warm water for 10 minutes.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 4mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg