Mayonnaise Recipe

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  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp sugar
  • 4 -5 tsp lemon juice or 4 -5 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups olive oil
  • 4 tsp hot water


  1. Beat yolks, salt, mustard, sugar, pepper, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice in a small bowl until very thick and pale yellow. (Note: If using electric mixer, beat at medium speed.)
  2. Add about 1/4 cup oil, drop by drop, beating vigorously all the while.
  3. Beat in 1 teaspoon each lemon juice and hot water.
  4. Add another 1/4 cup oil, a few drops at a time, beating vigorously all the while.
  5. Beat in another teaspoon each lemon juice and water.
  6. Add 1/2 cup oil in a very fine steady stream, beating constantly, then mix in remaining lemon juice and water; slowly beat in remaining oil.
  7. If you like, thin mayonnaise with a little additional hot water. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Do not keep longer than 1 week.
  8. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 517.06 Kcal (2165 kJ)
Calories from fat 516.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 57.44g 88%
Cholesterol 54.56mg 18%
Sodium 316.36mg 13%
Potassium 25.64mg 1%
Total Carbs 0.51g 0%
Sugars 0.18g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.02g 0%
Protein 1.93g 4%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 3%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 9.3mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 654.68 Kcal (2741 kJ)
Calories from fat 654.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 72.73g 88%
Cholesterol 69.08mg 18%
Sodium 400.56mg 13%
Potassium 32.46mg 1%
Total Carbs 0.65g 0%
Sugars 0.22g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.03g 0%
Protein 2.44g 4%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 3%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 11.7mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.1
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

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