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April 02, 2011

Homemade Ghee Mayo

By Worker Bee
99 Comments

Unlike ketchup or mustard, which don’t tend to evoke much passion, mayonnaise is a controversial condiment, one that often polarizes people into “love it!” and “hate it!” categories. More often than not, those who “love it!” have something in common: they’ve ditched the sticky, colorless mess of high fructose corn syrup/sugar/soybean/canola oil that is store-bought mayo and have started making their own. The lovely pale yellow color, silky, creamy texture and delicate eggy flavor of homemade mayonnaise bears such little resemblance to the store-bought stuff, it’s a shame the two products have to share the same name.

Even if you make Primal mayo at home all the time and don’t think we could possibly have anything new to say about mayonnaise, keep reading. We’ve got some tricks and tweaks to enhance the process and make you love mayonnaise even more. If you’ve been meaning to try homemade mayonnaise but haven’t gotten around to it, now’s the time. It’s much easier than you think and once you get the basic process down you can change the flavor slightly (add more lemon or mustard if you like) or dramatically (bacon mayo, anyone?)

Different Oils, Different Flavors

The difference between Primal mayo and classic homemade mayonnaise is the absence of canola oil. While olive oil is vastly superior in every way to canola, canola does have one advantage when it comes to making mayonnaise: complete lack of flavor. Tasting the flavor of olive oil in mayonnaise isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it can give the mayonnaise a slightly herbaceous and bitter flavor. Olive oil also keeps mayo from tasting like it’s store-bought, but if mimicking store-bought mayo is your goal, we’ve got news for you: even homemade mayo with canola oil doesn’t taste anything like the goop at the store. Jarred mayo isn’t “real” mayo and it definitely isn’t made with healthy ingredients, so the sooner you stop using it as your benchmark for flavor, the happier you’ll be with the mayo you make at home.

If the olive oil flavor really gets to you, there are some solutions, although many involve a compromise of sorts. You can use light olive oil, since it has virtually no flavor, but it also tends to have fewer healthy monounsaturated fats. You can use avocado oil or nut oils for a different but mild flavor, however, both oils are higher priced and can turn mayo into a luxury item instead of a staple. You can use half melted coconut oil and half olive oil, but the mayo will taste like coconut – which isn’t necessarily a bad thing but it’s not right for every dish. You can also delve into the world of animal fat mayo, which is almost obscene in its richness and meatiness – great stuff, but maybe not for every day of the week.

Personally, we like using extra virgin olive oil in our mayo for the health benefits. We’ve found that when we want to mellow the flavor and get rid of any bitterness, stirring in a little bit of ghee adds a buttery flavor that we love. The texture is incredibly rich, with one caveat – the ghee will solidify a bit when refrigerated and makes the mayo thicker. If you vigorously stir before using, the texture will become creamy again.

If you don’t add the ghee, this recipe is a basic, fool-proof mayonnaise recipe and a great place to start before experimenting. Once you start experimenting, the sky is the limit.  You can pretty much add any new flavor that you want. Consider stirring in bold flavors once the mayo is made, like fresh garlic, jalapeno pepper, pesto, spices or fresh herbs.  Not only do these ingredients make mayo more interesting, they’ll also tone down the olive oil flavor.

Homemade Ghee Mayo

Ingredients:


  • Makes about 3/4 cup
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard (or dried mustard powder)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Approximately 5 tablespoons of ghee, at room temperature

Instructions:

In a food processor, blend the yolks, lemon juice, mustard and salt for a few seconds until combined. With the food processor running, gradually add oil in a slow steady stream until the mixture begins to thicken, at least 30 seconds.

When the mixture has thickened into mayonnaise, scrape it out of the food processor into a bowl and stir in ghee, one tablespoon at a time, tasting as you go until desired flavor is reached.

Using and Storing What You Make

Store-bought mayo has enough junk in it to keep it “fresh” longer than any food has a right to stick around in the refrigerator. Homemade mayo is more delicate because it’s made with fresh, raw egg yolks and should be used within 4-5 days of being made. Some folks ferment their mayo by adding a little bit of whey and swear it stays fresh for weeks. We haven’t tried this route yet because we don’t mind making fresh batches of mayo often. With a food processor, it’s incredibly easy to whip up. We do mind, however, letting mayo go to waste. To avoid throwing expired mayo out, the most obvious solution is to make small batches. Our recipe above makes less than a cup of mayo, which is easy to go through quickly. How? Glad you asked!

Like most of you, we use mayonnaise as a dip for veggies, seafood and meat, a dressing for coleslaw and salads… you know, the obvious stuff. We add pickles, capers, more lemon juice and hot sauce to make tartar sauce. We also spread a few tablespoons of mayonnaise on fish before we cook it, which keeps the fish tender and gives it a melt-in-your mouth texture. You can try this with chicken breasts, too.

Mayonnaise is also one of our favorite ways to improve the flavor of cooked veggies. Our best version of this just might be roasted asparagus with ghee mayo. If you’ve never licked your fingers (and plate) after eating asparagus, you will after trying this:

Roasted Asparagus with Ghee Mayo

Ingredients:


  • 1 bunch of asparagus, ends removed
  • 1/3 cup ghee mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon mustard

Instructions:

Mix together mayo and mustard. Use your hands to lather it all over the asparagus. In a pan on a middle rack, broil on high for about 15 minutes, turning regularly so all sides cook and asparagus is tender and blistered.  Finish with lemon and black pepper if desired. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Minimizing the Risk of Raw Eggs

As we mentioned before, the reason homemade mayonnaise has a short shelf life is because it’s made with raw eggs. The main risk raw eggs pose is salmonella, although this risk is quite small. Use the freshest eggs possible and if you’re still worried, try a mayo recipe that involves heating the eggs.

Even with the small risk posed by raw eggs, homemade mayonnaise is something we eat regularly and always like to have on hand. How ‘bout about you? What is your favorite way to make basic mayonnaise more interesting? Now that you know how many delicious uses there are for mayonnaise, “condiment” seems a bit limiting, doesn’t it? “Heavenly Homemade Spread” may be a bit over the top, but not by much. Thanks for reading!

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PrettyPauline
6 years 25 days ago

OH YUM! Bookmarking for sure, as mayo is the one thing I cannot seem to give up, ever!

Tara
6 years 25 days ago

We love mayo! Our 18 year old daughter is our foolproof mayo creator. She uses organic, unrefined red palm oil and bacon fat for her oil. It turns the mayo a bright yellow, but we consider that a pretty side effect of a to-die-for mayo. It never lasts more than a day or two around here.

Jason
4 years 3 months ago

Awesome! Need to find more like yall in San Antonio!

Sonagi
Sonagi
6 years 25 days ago

Have never liked mayo except in tuna fish and tuna salad. Will definitely try this recipe! Thanks for sharing it.

Sonagi
Sonagi
6 years 25 days ago

I meant tuna salad and chicken salad. Anyway, glad to try this recipe and put those favorites back on the menu.

Boo
Boo
6 years 25 days ago

What happens if you use whole eggs instead of just yolks?

Primal Toad
6 years 24 days ago

I want to know this too. I started to consume raw eggs in smoothies about 2 weeks ago and LOVE it. I feel awesome and is so damn simple.

So, is 1 raw egg instead of 2 raw egg yolks okay for this recipe? Someone please tell us!

Kathy
6 years 24 days ago

I know you can use 1 whole egg plus 1 yolk, because that’s what I use when I make it in the food processor. If you make it by hand, then 2 egg yolks is better. I add a slice of meyer lemon, peel and all (I grow them in my yard, a dash of hot sauce and more mustard.

Primal Toad
6 years 24 days ago

But if you use 1 whole egg plus a yolk wouldnt that be a bit too much and mess up the consistency?

I guess I will go with just 2 egg yolks. I am going to buy some ghee this week and then make this. So excited.

Tina
Tina
1 month 25 days ago

I made my own ghee this morning. It’s Wonderful! Just finished making the ghee mayo and it’s really delicious.

Annie
Annie
6 years 24 days ago

Just use the 2 whole eggs; it’ll be fine.

Jeanmarie
5 years 3 months ago
I personally avoid raw egg whites because they’re high in a substance, avidin, that blocks the absorption of biotin, a B vitamin found, coincidentally, in the egg yolk. Rather than have the raw white cancel out one of the benefits of the yolk, I save the whites. When I get a jar full, I cook them up and serve them to the chickens (after the egg whites cool down), who can always use a protein boost. I have also read that raw egg white decreases the absorption or bioavailability of the protein in the whole egg. I don’t think a… Read more »
Kate
6 years 24 days ago

I believe Julia Child’s recipe calls for two yolks and one whole egg–it worked fine for me, just a little more liquidy than yolk-only mayo. Maybe this would help combat the extra thickening power of the ghee?

Mike
6 years 9 days ago

The yolk is the only part of the egg that you need. The yolk is used because it contains lecithin, which works together with the acid from the lemon or vinegar to bind with the oil. There is no lecithin in the egg whites so they are not used for a mayo or an aioli (flavored mayo).

Roth
Roth
5 years 10 months ago

The mixture EXPLODES!!!

Gary Deagle
6 years 25 days ago

Looks good! I agree with everyone else, a little tuna and mayo is a good combination.

Chase
Chase
6 years 24 days ago

Thank you so much, Mark. I will be making it this weekend. I threw away my store bought Spectrum mayo because of your last article. This looks incredibly easy and delicious.

Bryan
6 years 24 days ago

I love making my own mayo. I love it plain, but I also like to experiment with different additions like:
– garlic
– onion flakes
– spicy stuff
– tarragon, oregano, basil, other herbs
– wasabi powder (for a kick)
– red hot (for when I make some primal fried chicken)

Mike
6 years 9 days ago

It is great also with grilled onions coated with ground fennel seed or cumin. Roasted red bell peppers with a hit of cayenne is awesome too. Dill for a home made tartar sauce : )

Primal Toad
6 years 24 days ago

I have been wanting to buy me some ghee for a while now. I love grass-fed butter but wan to try ghee. I now have a brilliant reason to do just that.

Thanks Mark! Primal Con in less than 2 weeks!!

Alistair
Alistair
6 years 24 days ago

My first instinct was similar to yours, but I want to MAKE my own ghee! Looking on the web, there’s nothing simpler. All you need is a pound of unsalted butter, a heavy-bottomed saucepan, and heat.

Primal Toad
6 years 24 days ago

Really? Damn. I guess I need to do my research. I LOVE to cook and will have more time to make things like ghee, coconut butter, coconut milk, almond milk, etc. one week from now.

Do you have a particular recipe that you are going to follow? Feel free to link to it here with a reply.

Alistair
Alistair
6 years 24 days ago

I just blogged about my experiences here: http://dizietsma.livejournal.com/238267.html

I’m not sure if that comes from any one recipe, I just googled “make your own ghee”, read a bunch of pages, and kind of developed my recipe from there. It’s still cooling so it hasn’t solidified yet, but it looks great so far, a lovely golden amber colour.

labbygail
labbygail
6 years 24 days ago

There’s only one way to do it; no “recipe” needed. This website has a good explanation of the method.

http://www.thenourishinggourmet.com/2008/06/making-ghee.html

It’s super easy. If you do half a pound, it’s quick too. I do two pounds at once, so it takes a good 45 min. to get the solids to brown. Also, it doesn’t seem to matter if the butter is salted or not.

Keeps fine on the shelf, just don’t get water in the container (like with a wet spoon or steam or whatever).

Mia
Mia
6 years 24 days ago

I like this step by step recipe:
http://www.ibelieveicanfry.com/2011/02/kitchen-basics-ghee-clarified-butter.html
There are also some ghee recipes on Youtube.

Jeanmarie
5 years 11 months ago

Mark did a whole post on making ghee (and then adding coconut oil) so search on ghee and coconut oil to find it.

We made the asparagus tonight. So easy and delicious! Incidentally, I use some coconut oil in my homemade mayo, and I get the expeller-pressed kind that has no coconut aroma or taste. Works great.

Tina
Tina
1 month 25 days ago

Made ghee this morning for the first time. It turned out great! Good cooking!

Chowstalker
6 years 24 days ago

Worker Bee, I heart you for this! I love mayo and make ours most of the time, but have never heard of using ghee. Yum!!

Willis
Willis
6 years 24 days ago

My two favourites are pesto mayo and curry mayo.

Cathy
Cathy
1 year 10 months ago

Ever try cilantro mayo? Cranberry mayo? Wasabi mayo? Cayenne mayo? I call them aiolis, but all are to die for!

insufferablefoodie
6 years 24 days ago

I recently made mayonnaise for the first time in my stand mixer, using a mixture of bacon fat and walnut oil. It was downright incredible! Shortly afterward my mom introduced me to a much simpler technique: using a stick blender instead of drizzling. Here’s a video recipe:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gz0fLT_k3_U

As an added bonus, if you make this recipe in a wide-mouth canning jar the finished product is already in its storage container.

MikeEnRegalia
6 years 24 days ago

Just a tip: You can make mayonnaise with cooked egg yolks, too – they don’t necessarily have to be raw.

liminal_luke
liminal_luke
6 years 24 days ago

I love infusing the olive oil that I´m going to use to make mayonaisse with various herbs and such. It is, perhaps, slightly less healthy because I heat the oil a little but opens a world of tasty possibilities. The other day I tried roast carrots and beets in a thyme infused mayonaisse. Delicious!

marthat
marthat
6 years 24 days ago

I can’t believe the timing!! I started a Whole 30 challenge yesterday, April 1, and just this morning decided that it was high time that I made my first ever batch of homemade mayo. Then I come here to check the weekly recipe and Voila!! What is that – the Law of Attraction at work??
Thanks, Mark!

Chase Saunders
Chase Saunders
6 years 24 days ago

Best. post. evar.

Darleen
6 years 24 days ago

Worried about salmonella? Simply coddle your eggs before you use them.

Bring a pan of water to a boil, immerse the egg for 30 seconds and then remove. Crack open and use with no worries.

mixie
6 years 24 days ago

Thank you! Normally, I don’t worry, but this may come in handy if there’s kidlets or CW friends to be fed;0)

Julia
6 years 24 days ago

This is great. I stopped making homemade mayo when I dropped oils other than olive oil. EVOO’s flavor was too strong for me in mayo. I made a batch this morning and the ghee addition was just right.

Egg salad for lunch.

Reiko
Reiko
5 years 10 months ago

I agree, adding the ghee definitely helped tame the taste a bit, but it still tasted too strongly of EVOO for me. I’d use a different oil next time. Luckily I’m only using it to mix with some creamy pesto sauce, so the pesto should mask or at least compliment the flavor 🙂

Tina
Tina
1 month 25 days ago

I used avocado oil it was wonderful

Kari
Kari
6 years 24 days ago

Mayo is even easier with a stick blender. Just google “stick blender mayo” for lots of videos on how to do this. You don’t need to drizzle, and it takes about 30 seconds. You can make it right in the jar you’re going to store it in, so there’s no blender or food processor to wash.

Mia
Mia
6 years 24 days ago

I second that

maba
maba
6 years 24 days ago

I have all the ingredients at home. I’m SO making this! Thanks for the awesome recipe!

maba
maba
6 years 24 days ago

One of my favrorite ways to jazz up home-made mayo is to add a clove or two of garlic. Which is what I’ll probably end up doing with this recipe as well.

DThalman
DThalman
6 years 24 days ago

aioli?

Tom
Tom
6 years 24 days ago

What about making a large batch and freezing it in small quantities?

DThalman
DThalman
6 years 24 days ago

i don’t think ur supposed to?

Karen P.
6 years 24 days ago

CHIPOTLE MAYO! Awesome on grilled chicken.

Thanks for the yumminess, looking forward to giving it a try.

Nancy
Nancy
6 years 24 days ago

I recycled my Spectrum mayo jar for my delicous home-made mayo. It’s just the right size.

Aria
6 years 24 days ago

What a timely post. Thanks Mark. I use EVOL and was just wondering recently if ghee could be used in mayo.

mixie
6 years 24 days ago

Oh, *glorious*!

Gai Cambel
Gai Cambel
6 years 24 days ago
“According to Cook’s Illustrated, extra-virgin olive oil is the only kind of oil susceptible to becoming bitter. Even pure olive oil can handle blending better than the extra-virgin kind. The reason is because extra-virgin olive oil contains a high percentage of molecular compounds called polyphenols (thought to be cancer-fighters), which are normally coated in fatty acids. Under standard conditions, the fatty acids in the oil prevent polyphenols from dispersing in an aqueous environment. This is because oil and water do not mix. When these fat molecules are broken into droplets in an emulsion, however, the polyphenols are distributed into the… Read more »
Jeanmarie
5 years 11 months ago

You can also use a mild EVOO made from fully ripened olives (CHEESESLAVE swears by Chaffin Family Orchards’ olive oil for making mayo for that reason) and you still get all the lovely polyphenols without the bitterness. Rather than use canola, I use part coconut oil, part olive oil, part macadamia nut oil.

Sara
Sara
6 years 24 days ago
Beautiful, lovely mayo! Thank you for the post, I still have to give my parents a hard time for raising me on MIRACLE WHIP– Yuck!!! The two of them are coming out to visit for a couple of weeks this summer, I can’t wait to have all my homemade condiments ready for them to try. On another note, I can’t seem to get my husband of the Thousand Island dressing or the kids off the Ranch– he can’t even stand the smell of my olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Give him sesame oil and he’ll gag! Any ideas out there?… Read more »
Kim
Kim
6 years 24 days ago

Sara: Homemade Mayo, Tomato Paste, Honey?

Jane
Jane
6 years 24 days ago

Thousad Island = mayo plus ketchup plus pickle relish. I’ve always made it this way Pre-PB – just use PB ingredients!

Jeremy Priestner
6 years 24 days ago

This is perfect! I am in the process of converting to paleo and this will certainly ease the transition, thanks.

Angie
6 years 24 days ago

I must try this! Great post, great recipe, I love butter & ghee 😀

DThalman
DThalman
6 years 24 days ago
ya know, i’ve been going without coleslaw (fresh red cabbage! so good and good for me) and devilled eggs (i do get bored with my morning scrambles) just because of all the stuff i’ve read (here and elsewhere) about how bad store-bought mayo is. I’d made homemade mayo 3 times in my blender and it was a huge mess, due to the blender’s propensity to fling the unemulsified oil and egg out the top as i tried to drizzle in more oil. also it did taste a little too strongly of olive oil and didn’t keep long. so today i… Read more »
Jeanmarie
5 years 11 months ago

You can extend the life of homemade mayo by lacto-fermenting it. Simply blend in a tablespoon or two of whey (separated from good quality yogurt etc.) at the end, leave it covered on your kitchen counter for a few hours, then refrigerate. See http://www.cheeseslave.com for details.

Natalie
Natalie
6 years 24 days ago

This looks wonderful and I’m excited to try it. I wonder if walnut oil would work since I am actually allergic to olives. That asparagus looks and sounds unbelievable!

darcey
6 years 24 days ago
I almost always do half and half olive and bacon grease, but have had a hankering to use ghee for a while now. Thanks for the inspiration!!! anything can be added to make these glorious, i always use a lactofermented preserved lemon ( a few slices) which helps preserve the mayo as well (like whey), and then add combinations of herbs (fennel, lavender and rosemary) (black pepper, chile flakes, Lemon and mint) but the msot amazing was a few slices of roasted red pepper and garlic addded during whizzing of the egg. OMG. Heavenly! next is chipotle in adobo, and… Read more »
Jen
Jen
6 years 23 days ago

Sounds delicious but mine didn’t thicken grrrr. I even tried starting over and adding the failed mayo one drop at a time (read online). Still thin, but I stuck it in the fridge hoping that the ghee will help it to solidify. Any ideas on how to use thin mayo?

Amy
Amy
6 years 20 days ago

Thin mayo with herbs and or spices makes a great salad dressing.

Jen
Jen
6 years 17 days ago

Agreed! I made an Italian dressing (blended with onions, vinegar, spices and a wee bit of sweetener), used it as a marinade for coconut shrimp, and made Mark’s asparagus recipe. All in all, thin mayo works just fine in my kitchen! I think I will go back to hand whisking until I buy an immersion blender; hopefully this weekend’s batch will work out.

Luke
6 years 23 days ago

This sounds like a great recipe. Do you know I have made mayo at home many times but never thought of using olive oil. I will definately give it a try. It definately is the healthier option. It’s my first vist to this site and I am adding it to my favourite.

Andrew
Andrew
6 years 23 days ago

I only have one of those mini food processors that doesn’t allow you to add things to the container as it’s in use, thus no way to pour the oil in slowly.

Will a regular blender work in place of a food processor?

Nancy
Nancy
6 years 23 days ago

I just use a hand whisk, and it really doesn’t take that long. The trick is to add the oil slowly, a little bit at a time.

Beijing
Beijing
6 years 23 days ago

Mark’s mayo on fresh, thick slices of juicy, fleshy tomatoes; salt and pepper to taste – try it.

Mariah
Mariah
6 years 22 days ago
I love homemade mayo and have used the addition of 1-2 TBSP of whey to prolong the life. It will keep a couple weeks or more vice just a few days since even in this size quantity I find it hard to use it all before it goes bad. I have also used MCT oil (medium chain triglyceride) which is a refined version of coconut oil and is liquid at room temp. Not perfectly primal, however better than seed oil if you need a modestly priced neutral flavored oil that doesn’t get “solid” under refrigeration. At least I hope it’s… Read more »
Ginger
6 years 22 days ago

Oh, my goodness…. That asparagus is finger-lickin’ good! I whipped up this whole thing in under 15min, and the asparagus under the broiler took about 10min. Like french fries, only way better 😉

Bob C.
Bob C.
6 years 21 days ago

Mark what is your take on Safflower oil. Its higher in MUSF than olive oil and virtually has no taste, please comment

jpatti
6 years 17 days ago

I use safflower when the use NEEDS a liquid oil.

For mayo, I do 1/3 cup each expeller-pressed coconut oil, olive oil (NOT extra virgin) and safflower oil.

It’s just enough so the mayo doesn’t turn hard in the fridge.

Donnie
Donnie
6 years 20 days ago

I just finished an extensive road trip with a group of Japanese folk. Miso soup paste mixed in with mayonnaise is something that will amaze one and all.

Jeanmarie
6 years 20 days ago

@Donnie, that’s my secret sauce recipe that I’ve used variations of ever since I first lived in Japan decades ago. It’s wonderful, isn’t it? An easy way to get some good probiotics in there, too.

Jeanmarie
6 years 20 days ago
Since I started keeping chickens a year ago, I’ve been experimenting with hollandaise and mayonnaise. I’m not entirely satisfied with any of the oil mixtures I’ve tried, but I’m told really mild EVOO (from fully ripened olives) works really well. I just have to find the right brand. And if you use part coconut oil, it can be expeller-pressed, which is pretty tasteless. Ghee is a nice idea, I may try that next! I do swear by fermenting it with whey, it lasts much longer. That roasted asparagus recipe looks great. I may try that with some of our freshly… Read more »
jpatti
6 years 18 days ago

Getting mayo out of a blender is a pain.

It’s a lot easier to make mayo in a pint jar with a stick blender – and it’s ready to store.

Kim
Kim
6 years 18 days ago

I just tried this recipe and it did not thicken in the least bit. I put a very soupy mixture down the drain. I used the ingredients and the correct proportions… what is the problem?

Paul
Paul
6 years 17 days ago

same here, it was a mess
poor ghee 🙁

mandy
mandy
6 years 14 days ago

Yes, mine didn’t thicken very well either, but it was still usable in making some chicken salad. I’ve been reading that if whatever tool you’re using for blending (I used my food proc) if it’s going too fast it won’t thicken? And for some reason there’s only one speed on mine, so that could have been my problem.

Lindsay
Lindsay
5 years 11 months ago

It took 3 tries to get mine not to break while using the stick blender method. The difference was in making sure everything was ROOM TEMP. I also didn’t blend until every last bit of oil was incorporated. Mine always broke at the last second. I just blended the least amount I could and then stirred the last little bit of oil in with a spatula. It turned out perfectly!

mox
mox
6 years 17 days ago

omg, just made this using a mix of my fave EVOO and a light olive oil, and champagne vinegar in place of lemon juice. yuuuuum!

Inhuman Experiment
6 years 16 days ago

Looks delicious, I may have to try that.

'K'
'K'
6 years 19 hours ago
…..I just started making mayo this year – I do it all by hand with a fork and glass bowl – I swear my first batch took me hours to make but I made some the other day that seemed to whip up in just minutes ….the crushed garlic made it devine! I also used Grape Seed oil in place of Olive oil as I ran out of Olive Oil – it was a huge hit! The Grapeseed oil doesn’t seem to add any flavour to the mayo so it’s a great substitute in my mind 🙂 What are your… Read more »
Mark - Look Sharp Fitness
5 years 11 months ago

Mmmmmm…… man that looks good! I am definitely going to have to try the roasted asparagus with ghee mayo. It looks so yummy!

I am going to have to go the grocery store tomorrow now…… 🙂

CHRISTINA
CHRISTINA
5 years 10 months ago
I tried making this mayo twice and each time it was a failure. The first time, following the recipe to a T, it was super runny and tasted like olive oil no matter what I did. The second batch I used much less olive oil and got a better consistency. I only used about 1/4 C. of oil instead of 3/4 C. (I think there may be a misprint on the original recipe.) The flavor however, was not very good, no matter what spices I used it tasted like oil and ghee. I am used to doing without mayo so… Read more »
pat
pat
5 years 10 months ago

This is so full of AWESOME! Love the idea of mixing E.V.O.O. with ghee. Sounds to die for! Now all I need is a food processor. Thanks for this post, Mark!

Cindy McDonald
Cindy McDonald
5 years 9 months ago

Has anyone tried Avocado Oil? I would think the flavor would be less obtrusive. I make mayonnaise all the time…..(with canola oil before going primal) and I find olive oil to be overwhelming. I have been using more avocado oil for sauteeing etc. and it doesn’t seem to have a strong pronounced flavor.

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