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Homemade Mayonnaise

A simple way to make your own mayo, all you need is a blender and three ingredients!

Tip: Avoid using a full flavored olive oil or extra virgin olive oil as the taste is too strong. Instead look for a light flavored olive oil.

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Serves 10
Serving size 2 tbsp


  • 1 cup light flavored olive oil
  • 3 tbsp aquafaba (the liquid from a can of chickpeas)
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice


  1. Add the aquafaba, lemon juice and ¼ cup light flavored olive oil to a blender.
  2. Blend on low until smooth, then with the blender still running, gradually and slowly drizzle in the remaining light flavored olive oil until the mayonnaise is thick and creamy.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week
  4. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

calories: 203

fat: 23g

saturated fat: 3.52g

cholesterol: 0mg

sodium: 0.13mg

potassium: 7.5mg

carbohydrates: 0.11g

fiber: 0.16g

sugar: 0.11g

protein: 0.04g

Photograph by Hannah Noonan. All rights reserved. Used with permission.
Disclaimer: cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.