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Basil Mayonnaise

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 2
  White wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Dijon style mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed fresh basil leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a clean bowl (can use food processor bowl), and mix vinegar, salt, mustard, egg yolks and white pepper in it.
2) Using an electric mixer on medium speed, blend the mixture well.
3) Keep pouring small quantity of olive oil, from time to time, while the mixer is running. Scratch the sides of the bowl sporadically, to off scrape the mixture.
4) Pour lemon juice in the bowl, and more salt and pepper, if required. Keep running the mixture while adding these ingredients.
5) Now, scrape out all the mayonnaise from the mixer and put it in a clean bowl.
6) Mix, 1 cup mayonnaise, garlic and basil leaves in a blender and process until soft and smooth dip is formed.
7) Lastly, put the basil mixture in the mayonnaise bowl. Pour in more lemon juice, if required.
8) Cover the basil mayonnaise bowl and place in the refrigerator. It will last for up to two weeks.

SERVING
9) Use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mayonnaise
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 518 Calories from Fat 496

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.9%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 92.5 mg30.8%

Sodium 203 mg8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.35 g1.4%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 2 g3.4%

Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 13%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basil Mayonnaise Recipe