Learn how to make your own homemade mayonnaise with fresh healthy ingredients like olive oil! Homemade mayo is so tasty and also very easy to make on your own.
Just gather your ingredients for this homemade olive oil mayonnaise recipe and let’s get started! You will see how simple this is to prepare.
Fool Proof Whole Egg Mayonnaise Recipe Made with Olive Oil
When you being the journey into whole and wholesome foods, you find out right away that you need to take more things OUT of your recipes than you need to put in.
Whole Egg Mayonnaise is one of those things that you need just a few ingredients to make a surprisingly awesome batch of homemade. Who ever knew making a tasty mayonnaise could be so easy?
What Ingredients are Needed for Homemade Mayo?
- Fresh eggs – preferable organic
- Light olive oil
- White vinegar
- Fresh lemon juice
Why make Mayonnaise at Home?
For one thing it’s simple and who doesn’t love simple. Many of us are probably unaware of how easy it is to make some things we love from scratch. Homemade means we are the ones that have control over the ingredients that goes into our foods and our bodies. Many people are steering clear of soybean oil and sugar, and this homemade mayo recipe has neither. This mayonnaise recipe is a healthier mayonnaise that can be used in many ways.
Do you Need special Equipment to make Homemade Mayonnaise?
To make homemade mayonnaise you need either a regular blender or a hand-held immersion blender. Both work fine to create a rich and tasty bowl of mayo. We use a hand-help immersion blender for this mayo recipe.
Can You Make Mayo With Olive Oil?
Yes, we use 1 cup of regular olive oil (not extra-virgin) for this recipe and it’s delicious. You could also use a light oil such as grapeseed oil, avocado oil, canola oil or sunflower oil.
How Long Does Homemade Mayonnaise Last?
Homemade Mayonnaise should last about 1 week. Let mayonnaise sit for 15 minutes before putting in the fridge. Make sure to store in an airtight container. Don’t skip on any of the ingredients.
- The acetic acid in vinegar kills microbes and slows food spoilage.
- Lemon juice contains ascorbic acid which also slows food spoilage.
- Salt is also a natural preservative that has been used to prevent food spoilage for thousands of years.
Delicious and Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise.
- 1 egg
- 1 cup light olive oil
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon powdered mustard Dijon mustard or yellow mustard *optional
Make sure everything sits at room temperature for at least 30 minutes
Blend together the egg, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil and salt for about 1 minute.
Keep blending and slowly add in the additional oil a few tablespoons at a time.
As the mixture starts to thicken you can drizzle more oil.
Once you have used all the oil and it's thick, stir in 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice and taste.
Add the other 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice if needed or additional salt.
Stir in a little mustard for flavor if desired.
If mayo becomes to thick stir in a little bit of milk.
Is Egg Mayonnaise Healthy
Yes, homemade egg mayonnaise can be a healthy condiment when made with wholesome ingredients and of course consumed in moderation. By using fresh organic eggs and a heart healthy oil like olive oil, your egg mayonnaise can pack a healthy punch.
Know your Egg!
As we know, not all eggs are created equal. When making your own fresh mayonnaise, find the freshest eggs possible from a trusted source or store and always try to buy organic. Look for words such as “free roaming” or “pastured eggs.” READ MORE ABOUT HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST EGGS!
What to Do with Your Delicious Homemade Olive Oil Mayonnaise?
- Make a tasty egg, potato or tuna salad – don’t forget that awesome macaroni salad!
- Slather on sandwiches
- Homemade Ranch Dressing
- Blend into most dips
- Make homemade Horseradish sauce
Homemade whole egg mayonnaise is delicious on everything. Try this healthy olive oil mayonnaise in your salads, wraps and even on your turkey burgers!
This Homemade Olive Oil Mayonnaise Recipe will be Your New Favorite Mayonnaise Recipe!