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A potato wedges that just been dipped in mayonnaise. There's more wedges on a board and a jar of mayonnaise in the background.


Homemade mayonnaise is really quick and simple to make and tastes delicious.
4 from 1 vote
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 13 tablespoons


  • 3 egg yolks
  • 125 ml rapeseed oil
  • 125 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp english mustard
  • salt


  • Place the egg yolks (3 yolks), white wine vinegar (1 tsp) in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer for a few seconds to combine.
  • With a mixer on a fast speed gradually add the oil (125ml rapeseed oil, 125ml vegetable oil) about 1 tbsp at a time. Before each addition ensure that the oil is fully combined and the mayonnaise looks thick and the beaters leave a trail.
  • Keep adding the oil and beating until it is all combined.
  • Add the lemon juice (1½ tsp) and english mustard (½ tsp).
  • Season with salt.
  • Serve.


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Calories: 181kcal | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 4mg | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.1mg

Any nutritional information provided is the estimated nutritional information per serving. Please refer to my guide to Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen nutritional information if you would like to learn more about how this is calculated.

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: French