How to Make Mayonnaise That’s Actually Real With Apple Cider Vinegar, Avocados And More

Mayonnaise is loved by many people. It is delicious. You can eat it with virtually anything. However, the store-bought mayonnaise is not healthy for you. It goes through lots of processing before it’s ready for consumption.

Instead of using the unhealthy mayonnaise, why not prepare your own at home? In this article, we present you a basic recipe for homemade mayonnaise. You can give it a try.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 2 raw egg yolk, pastured
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • A tablespoon of water
  • A cup of avocado oil or light olive oil
  • Sea salt

Instructions:

The ingredients should be at room temperature. Then, put the egg yolks in a blender. Add salt and water before blending to get a uniform mixture.

While blending, gradually add oil. Once the mixture starts becoming thick, add lemon juice to it. Mix lightly with a spoon.

If you want to add some other ingredients to your mayonnaise, the following 10 recipes can very helpful:

1. Basic Homemade Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Powdered mustard
  • Eggs
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt

2. Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Coconut oil
  • Mustard
  • Olive oil
  • Apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Egg yolks

3. Egg-Free Avocado Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Lemon juice
  • Garlic powder
  • Olive oil
  • Avocados
  • Black pepper
  • Dijon mustard
  • Salt

4. Paleo Miracle Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Honey
  • Dry mustard
  • Olive oil or avocado oil
  • Lime juice
  • Eggs
  • Black pepper
  • Sea salt
  • Smoked paprika (optional)

5. Truffle Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Egg yolk
  • Dijon mustard
  • Macadamia, walnut or avocado oil
  • White balsamic vinegar
  • Truffle oil (optional)

6. Homemade Paleo Baconnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Egg yolks
  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Mustard
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Salt
  • Bacon fat

7. Duck Egg Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Dijon mustard
  • Macadamia or avocado oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • Duck egg yolk
  • Lemon juice

8. Roast Garlic Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Egg yolks
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic
  • Dijon mustard
  • White wine vinegar
  • Water
  • Olive oil
  • Salt

9. Basil and Parmesan Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Anchovy fillets
  • Egg yolk
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Dijon mustard
  • Kosher salt
  • Lemon juice
  • Water

10. Spicy Cashew Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Sea salt
  • Sriracha sauce
  • Lemon juice
  • Raw cashews
  • Water
  • Dates

Enriching the flavor

You can spice up the mayonnaise’s taste with any of these additives:

  • Jalapeños
  • Curry powder
  • Minced ginger
  • Chopped nuts
  • Miso paste
  • Fresh herbs like thyme, rosemary,   cilantro, tarragon, or dill
  • Sliced scallions
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Prepared horseradish
  • Chili powder
  • Capers

Usage and storage

Keep your mayonnaise refrigerated. You can use it for up to one week.  You can include it in various meals including salads, sandwiches,  pasta, over meat, as well as for dressings and dips.

Note:

Homemade Mayonnaise is loaded with calories. Therefore, consume it in moderation.

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