In my quest to cook healthier, I've been searching for ways to make my own condiments with healthier ingredients. I was very skeptical about homemade mayo but decided to give it a try anyway. I'm so glad I did! Fresh mayo is the best!!
I grabbed my camera as I was making my last batch so you can see how simple the ingredients are.
I'm not sure if you can see the yellow in the blender? It's a fresh egg I already popped into the blender. Be sure to use the freshest egg you can find because it will be raw. Don't be squimish, though, it's good and good for you.
I found a lot of recipes but I ended up combining a few to make my own. Here ya go:
1 1/2 Tbl. apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. brown mustard
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1 cup olive oil
1. Add egg to blender and pulse to blend
2. Add remaining ingredients except oil. Blend well
3. With motor running, add oil through top of blender lid in a slow stream. In about 20-30 seconds, the mayo will thicken and you'll be done. This makes a little over 1 cup of mayo and will last for 2 weeks in your fridge.
This is an easy recipe to do with your children. It's like a magic trick - raw ingredients turning into creamy goodness. I can't tell you how good this is on my daily tomato sandwich.