homemade mayonnaise

Learn how to make your own homemade mayonnaise from scratch with this simple, step-by-step tutorial. It only takes a few minutes and you’ll be surprised at how much better it tastes than the store-bought stuff!

Mayonnaise is a staple in many kitchens, but it can also be expensive and full of additives

This tutorial will show you how to make your own mayonnaise from scratch, using simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Best of all, it only takes a few minutes! 

Mayonnaise is one of the most versatile condiments around. You can use it to make salads, dressings, and dips, or you can spread it on a sandwich

So save some money and get creative with your mayo by experimenting with different flavors and textures.

Here’s how to make homemade mayonnaise:

(makes 2 1/4 cups) 
Prep time: 5 minutes  

Ingredients: 

  • 2 eggs 
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar 
  • 2 cups vegetable oil 
  • 1 tsp salt 

homemade mayonnaise

Instructions: 

When you’re making mayonnaise, room temperature ingredients are best for a smoother consistency and better taste.

In a blender, blend your eggs, vinegar, and salt. Blend. 

homemade mayonnaise

Simultaneously, slowly drizzle in the oil while blending. Once oil is incorporated, blend for about 1 more minute. 

homemade mayonnaise

Store in an airtight container for 3 weeks. 

homemade mayonnaise

Mayonnaise Variations 

There are many things you can add to mayo to change the taste. For example, you could add ketchup, mustard, or sriracha sauce to make homemade spicy mayo. Mix in avocado for homemade avocado mayo. 

homemade mayonnaise

You could also add chopped onions, celery, or bell peppers to make a vegetable-based mayo. Or you could add fresh herbs such as dill, parsley, or cilantro for a more herbal flavor. Experiment with different combinations and see what you like best!

9 Ways to Use Homemade Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise can be used as a condiment to add flavor and moisture to sandwiches, salads, and other dishes. However, there are lots of other unusual ways to use homemade mayonnaise. I bet you haven’t thought of these!

homemade mayonnaise

Here are some ways to use mayonnaise:

  1. As a dip for vegetables or chips
  2. In potato salad or macaroni salad
  3. In chicken or tuna salad
  4. To make aioli (a garlic mayo sauce)
  5. As a coating for chicken or fish before frying
  6. In place of butter or margarine on toast or muffins
  7. As an ingredient in dressings and sauces
  8. Use mayo as a base for creamy dressings and vinaigrettes
  9. Homemade mayo can also be used in baking recipes such as cakes and cookies. 
homemade mayonnaise

How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise

Yield: 2 1/4 cups
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Learn how to make your own mayonnaise from scratch with this simple, step-by-step tutorial. It only takes a few minutes and you'll be surprised at how much better it tastes than the store-bought stuff!

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs 
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar 
  • 2 cups vegetable oil 
  • 1 tsp salt 

Instructions

In a blender, blend your eggs, vinegar, and salt. Blend. 

Simultaneously, slowly drizzle in the oil while blending.

Once oil is incorporated, blend for about 1 more minute.

Store in an airtight container for 3 weeks. 

Notes

Mayonnaise can be used as a condiment to add flavor and moisture to sandwiches, salads, and other dishes.