Homemade Mayonnaise

Oxmoor House
about 2 cups


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1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon paprika
Dash of red pepper
2 egg yolks
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 cups vegetable oil, divided
2 tablespoons lemon juice


Combine salt, mustard, paprika, and pepper in a deep, narrow bowl. Add egg yolks, and beat at high speed of an electric mixer until thickened. Add vinegar; beat well.

Add 1 1/2 cups oil, 1 tablespoon at a time; beat at high speed until mixture begins to thicken. Add remaining 1/2 cup oil, alternately with lemon juice, 1 tablespoon at a time. Spoon into a glass or plastic container; cover and refrigerate. (Do not store mayonnaise in a metal container.)

Created date

February 2010