Paleo Mayonnaise

Be sure you're keeping to the Paleo diet with the help of this homemade mayonnaise recipe with only Paleo-safe foods.

Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
1 1/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 pasteurized egg

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper or 1/4 tsp. white pepper

  • 1 cup avocado or walnut oil, or extra-light tasting olive oil

Directions

  1. In a wide-mouth pint jar or 2-cup liquid measuring cup combine first five ingredients (through cayenne pepper). Slowly add oil. If necessary, let stand until oil separates from egg mixture.

  2. Using an immersion blender, hold blender against bottom of jar and blend 20 to 30 seconds. When mixture is nearly combined and thickened, move blender up and down while blending to incorporate any remaining oil. (Or in a medium bowl whisk together first five ingredients [through cayenne pepper]. Slowly add oil in a thin, steady stream, whisking constantly until combined and thickened.)

  3. Cover jar or transfer mayonnaise to an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator 3 to 5 days.

Aïoli

In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup Paleo Mayonnaise; 3 cloves garlic, minced; 1/2 tsp. lemon zest; 1 tsp. lemon juice, and 1/8 tsp. black pepper. If desired, thin with 1 tsp. water. Makes 8 (1-Tbsp.) servings.Per serving: 102 calories, 0 g pro., 1 g carb., 11 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 9 mg chol., 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 59 mg sodium. 0% Vit. A, 2% Vit. C, 0% calcium, 0% iron.

Spicy Paleo Mayonnaise

In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup Paleo Mayonnaise, 1 tsp. each ground ancho or chipotle chile pepper and lime juice, and 1 clove garlic, minced. If desired, thin with 1 tsp. water. Makes 8 (1-Tbsp.) servings.Per serving: 102 calories, 0 g pro., 0 g carb., 11 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 9 mg chol., 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 59 mg sodium. 2% Vit. A, 1% Vit. C, 0% calcium, 0% iron.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

100 Calories
11g Fat
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 59mg 3%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 5mg 0%
Folate, total 1.4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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