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Basic Mayonnaise Recipe

Homemade mayonnaise is super delicious and so easy to make. Whip up this basic mayonnaise recipe today in only a few minutes.
Course Condiments
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 125kcal
Author Lisa B.


  • 3 egg yolks room temperature
  • 1 egg white room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable or canola oil


  • Place the eggs yolks and egg white in a mixing bowl or in the bowl of a blender or food processor. Pulse until the eggs are lightly beaten.
  • Add the vinegar and salt.
  • Turn the blender on low. Slowly stream the oil into the blender.
  • Continue to mix on low until the mayonnaise becomes thick and creamy.



Be sure to store the mayonnaise in the refrigerator within two hours. Store it in a covered jar or container. If store properly, homemade mayonnaise will last for two weeks.


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 11.6mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 6.6mg | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 2.5mg | Iron: 0.1mg