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Lemony Mayonnaise

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  Egg 1 Large
  Egg yolk 1 Large
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon (fresh)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon, ground
  Vegetable oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (plus 2 tablespoon)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon

In a food processor combine the egg, egg yolk, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
Process for 20 to 30 seconds, or until blended.
With the machine running, pour in the oils in a very slow, steady stream, and process until thoroughly incorporated and the mixture is thick.
Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Hot-&-spicy mayonnaise Substitute 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice for the lemon juice.
Add 1 garlic clove, chopped, 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, and 1 1/2 teaspoons mild or medium-hot chile powder to the egg mixture.
After the mayonnaise is prepared, stir in 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1855 Calories from Fat 1805

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 204 g313.8%

Saturated Fat 28.6 g142.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 396.6 mg132.2%

Sodium 568.2 mg23.7%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.8%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 9 g17.7%

Vitamin A 9.4% Vitamin C 34.5%

Calcium 5% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemony Mayonnaise Recipe