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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Olive Oil Mayonnaise

I  love olive oil mayo! I ran out in the middle of a yucky rainy day and decided to make my own, instead of going out in the damp. I looked through a few different cookbooks and took the best of each to come up with this recipe.

1 whole egg, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. sugar, dash of Old Bay Seasoning, 
2 TBSP vinegar or lemon juice, 1/2 cup vegetable oil and 1/2 cup olive oil in one measuring cup.

In blender add egg, salt, sugar, seasoning, vinegar and 2 TBSP of the oil. 
Pulse 5 or 6 times to blend smooth.

On the "blend" speed, SLOWLY DRIZZLE oil until thick and creamy.

You may have to stop and scrape, once, when it gets thick, 
so it will blend the rest of the oil.

Spoon into a jar and refrigerate immediately. It makes a little more than a cup. I don't know how long it will last, because we go through it in a week. 
I have made this every Saturday afternoon, lately. 

12 comments:

UKMUMINUSA said...

Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. I have never made home made mayo before but after seeing this blog post, I think I might just give it a go, Thanks, Sam

Andrea said...

I have been looking for an alternative to our regular mayo because we avoid soybean oils which are in most mainstream store-bought mayos. I am going to try your recipe instead! Thanks!

sstone said...

Oh! I might have to try this! Thanks so much for the recipe.:)
Shiloh
everydaygameplan.net

A Few Pennies said...

Hello! yum--me, too, I love olive mayo and great on baked bread sandwiches. Strolling thru your blog and getting very hungry. Thanks for stopping by and I'm following you too!

Amber said...

I have never had Olive Oil Mayo, but it looks great! I will be trying this! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting on the Pumpkin Waffles. I love everything pumpkin as well! Have a great day!

karah said...

I have heard of olive oil mayo either, but I am definitely going to try this. I love the idea, great tutorial. Thanks for sharing!
Karah @ thespacebetweenblog

moncheri said...

Lovely recipe.

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Terry said...

What a great idea. I know how that is sometimes when you just can't make yourself go out in the rain and fortunately this resulted in a great find for you. Thanks for sharing!!

Jennifer @ Just A Girl said...

My mom has started using olive oil mayo and this looks so easy to make! I will give this a shot for sure.

Found you via link party. :o)

trophyw.blogspot.com said...

There's a recipe that cam w/ my magic bullet and I've always wanted to try it-thanks for the motivation.

Trish said...

This is so awesome! Just pinned this and would love for you to share with my readers. http://www.momontimeout.com/2011/12/taking-timeout-thursday-no-7.html

Trish said...

I just shared on Facebook! Thanks for linking up at Taking A Timeout Thursday.

-Trish @ Mom On Timeout