Quick Basil Mayonnaise

Yield:
About 1 1/4 cups
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 large egg*
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
Directions

Mince and mash the garlic to a paste with the salt. In a food processor or blender blend together the basil, the egg, the lemon juice and the garlic paste, with the motor running add the oils in a slow stream, and blend the mayonnaise well. Season the mayonnaise with salt and pepper.

*RAW EGG WARNING

Food Network Kitchens suggest caution in consuming raw and lightly-cooked eggs due to the slight risk of Salmonella or other food-borne illness. To reduce this risk, we recommend you use only fresh, properly-refrigerated, clean, grade A or AA eggs with intact shells, and avoid contact between the yolks or whites and the shell.


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