Homemade Mayonnaise recipe shown in a bowl with lemons and oil around it on a granite table.

Homemade Mayonnaise

Skip the jar on the shelf and make your own for the best flavor and nutrition.

Course condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade Mayonnaise, Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe, How to Make Mayonnaise
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 108 kcal
Author Cultured Palate


  • 1 egg
  • 1 c. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp mustard
  • 1 Tbsp honey optional - monk fruit may also be used


Using an Immersion Blender

  1. Add ingredients in the order given to 2 - 4 cup container. 

  2. Place immersion blender to the bottom of the container.

  3. Turn immersion blender on and very slowly using a circular motion, raise it to the top while blending. This should take about 30 seconds.

  4. Place mayonnaise in refrigerator if not using immediately.

Using a Blender or Food Processor

  1. In the blender or food processor, whisk the egg.

  2. In a slow and steady stream, add the olive oil.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Recipe Notes

My preferred method of making mayonnaise is with an immersion blender because it is quicker and has less clean up.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Mayonnaise
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 96mg4%
Potassium 3mg0%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.