How to Make Paleo Mayonnaise in Minutes, Plus 9 Variations

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  • June 12, 2016

Sometimes when you take on a new, healthier way of eating, it winds up being the little things that create roadblocks. Condiments are so often full of unwanted and unhealthy ingredients.

The best way around this is to make your own. It’s not hard, either. Watch the video for instructions on how to make mayonnaise that not only tastes good but is good for you.

Paleo Mayonnaise Recipe


  • Immersion blender
  • Mixing cup

Simple Paleo Mayonnaise Ingredients

  • 1 whole egg
  • 1.25 cups light olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt

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9 More Mayonnaise Variations

Add the ingredients listed below each variation to create even more delicious, healthy options.

1. Garlic Mayo (Aioli)

  • 2 cloves garlic

2. Avocado Mayonnaise

  • 1/2 medium avocado

3. Basil Mayonnaise

  • 4-6 fresh minced basil leaves

4. Chipotle Mayonnaise

  • 1/2 – 1 whole can of chipotle chilies

5. Cilantro Lime Mayonnaise

  • 2-4 Tbsps minced cilantro
  • 2 Tbsps lime juice

6. Dill Pickle Caper Mayonnaise (aka Tartar Sauce)

  • 2 Tbsps minced dill pickles
  • 2 Tbsps minced capers
  • 1 Tbsp minced flat leaf parsley
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh tarragon
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh chives

7. Dill Pickle Caper Mayonnaise with Anchovies (Remoulade)

  • 2 Tbsps minced dill pickles
  • 2 Tbsps minced capers
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh tarragon
  • 1 Tbsp minced flat leaf parsley
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh chives
  • 2 mashed anchovies
  • 1 clove minced garlic

8. Garlic Rosemary Mayonnaise

  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsps fresh minced rosemary
  • 1 Tsp black pepper

9. Horseradish Mayonnaise

  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh horseradish
Sources: 2008. “Easy Aioli.” Accessed May 3. 2012. “Perfect Homemade Mayonnaise & 20 Variations.” Accessed May 3.


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