Homemade Mayonnaise – Taste of Home©

Homemade Mayonnaise
Photo by Taste of Home©

Yield: 1-1/4 cups or approx. 24 Servings


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. olive oil
  • dash of white pepper


  1. In a double boiler or metal bowl over simmering water, constantly
    whisk the egg yolks, water and lemon juice until mixture reaches
    160° or is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. While
    stirring, quickly place the bottom of the pan in a bowl of ice
    water; continue stirring for 2 minutes or until cooled.
  2. Transfer to a blender. Add salt and pepper. While processing,
    gradually add oil in a steady stream. Transfer to a small bowl.
    Cover and refrigerate for up to 7 days.

Nutritional Facts: 1 tablespoon equals 84 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 fat.

© Taste of Home 2014


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