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How to Make Paleo Mayo

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Ingredients

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For mayonaise:

  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cup light olive oil or avocado oil (or a mix)

Instructions

In a blender:

  1. Add egg, lemon juice, mustard, salt and and pepper into the blender basin and turn on until combined. With motor running very, very slowly add the oil in in drips until the mayo thickens.
  2. Taste to adjust seasoning.

Food processor:

  1. In a food processor, pulse the egg, lemon juice, mustard, salt and and pepper until combined.
  2. With the machine running, very, very slowly drip in the oil until the mayo thickens.
  3. Taste and add additional salt if desired.

With an immersion blender

  1. Place all ingredients minus oil in a tall container (the container the blender came with is ideal)
  2. Using a hand immersion blender, blend until smooth
  3. While blender is on, very, very slowly drip in the oil and blend until the mayo thickens.

Notes

See notes on troubleshooting tips.

See body of post for flavored mayo ideas.

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