If you have never tried making your own mayonnaise, please, please give this a try. The taste doesn’t compare with the store-bought version. Honestly it isn’t hard to make and your family will be impressed.
This homemade pantry staple will last four days covered in your refrigerator. If you have egg, olive oil, lemon juice and salt on hand, you have everything you need to make your own mayonnaise.
Ready, Set, Go: 1 egg yolk, 1 cup olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice and a pinch of salt.
- First whisk together the egg yolk and 1 teaspoon of water in a medium bowl.
Using a measuring cup with a spout, pour a few drops of olive oil into the egg yolk and whisk vigorously. Then add few more drops of olive oil and whisk again. Continue add all the olive oil until you have a thick sauce.
Add your lemon juice and salt. Whisk everything and taste to see you if you need more salt.
Makes one cup of mayonnaise.
See how easy it is to make mayonnaise, straight from your pantry. ENJOY!