Mayonnaise is a classic American condiment; it’s also the condiment that makes up our fondest childhood memories as we gladly look back on all of those ham, cheese and mayo sandwiches we used to devour. All the time. Every day. Mayonnaise gets an adult makeover with these gourmet, unique homemade mayo recipes.
19 Unique Homemade Mayo Recipes
These 19 homemade mayo recipes are guaranteed crowd-pleasers.
1. Julia Child’s Homemade Mayonnaise (Paleo-Friendly)
It’s universally agreed upon that any recipe of Julia Child’s is bound to be a great one and this homemade mayo is no exception. With this recipe, you’ll never have to buy mayonnaise ever again!
2. Sriracha Mayo
- Watch out – this mayo is creamy, spicy and addictive!
Sriracha sauce has reached cult status which makes it the perfect candidate for a mayo-sauce mashup! This sriracha mayo recipe is perfect on sandwiches, burgers and just about anything that calls for mayonnaise.
3. Vegan Avocado Mayo
This creamy mayonnaise recipe is 100% vegan! The avocadoes replicate the same creamy texture you’ve come to expect in regular mayonnaise without the unhealthy fats making this recipe a WINNER!
4. Vegan Mayonnaise Recipe
This vegan mayonnaise recipe is perfect for herbivores and carnivores alike! When making this mayo, be sure to leave it in the fridge for a couple of hours before enjoying in order to let the flavors develop. After that, you’re feel to put it on any- and everything you want!
5. Cranberry Mayonnaise
- It sounds so wrong, but it tastes so right…
This recipe is definitely different and that’s a good thing! Whoever came up with the idea of putting cranberry sauce in mayo is a genius and is probably working on the cure for cancer as we write this.
6. Coconut Milk Ranch Mayonnaise
- This ranch is so soft and fluffy, you’ll be tempted to fall right into it. (Please don’t.)
Yes, you’ve read that correctly. Not only does this recipe have the texture of mayonnaise, it also has the flavor of ranch making this the best two-for-one ever
7. Roasted Garlic Aioli
- White gold in a bottle.
This homemade roasted garlic “mayo” spread is perfect on grilled steak sandwiches. But then again, roasted garlic mayo is perfect on anything! When eating this, be sure to have some mints on hand because you will smell like garlic!
8. Roasted Jalapeno Mayo
- Turn up the heat with this jalapeno mayonnaise recipe!
With some fresh cilantro and a hint of tangy lime juice, this jalapeno mayo recipe is perfect for Mexican-inspired meals.
9. MiracleNaise: Soy-free Vegan Mayo
- This recipe really is a miracle!
We can’t believe it’s not mayonnaise! Okay, that was cheesy, but this recipe is so great it deserves a cheesy opening. This homemade mayo recipe is made with raw cashews and artichoke hearts, making it one of the healthiest recipes on this list.
10. Cashew Mayonnaise
Cashew mayo is great for vegans, vegetarians and those looking to explore the world of nut-based products. Cashews contain healthy fats essential to bone development, boosting energy levels, and increasing antioxidant production!
11. 10 Second Amazing Homemade Mayonnaise
- C’mon, you definitely have time to make this recipe!
Yup, it’s true! In only 10 seconds (maybe 12), you could have great-tasting homemade mayo! Try this recipe and let us know how it went!
12. Homemade Garlic Mayonnaise
- Garlic breath just got sexy.
If you are a hardcore garlic lover, then this recipe is for you! Made with garlic, dijon and eggs, this mayo is creamy, tangy, and garlicky all in one bite!
13. Honey Lime Mayonnaise
- Surprise your honey with this honey-lime mayo! (See what we did there?)
This recipe is super easy to make and consists of ingredients you definitely already have in your kitchen. Just add in some honey and lime and you’ve got yourself a great homemade mayo dressing perfect for any salad.
14. Cilantro Mint Mayonnaise
- This recipe is perfect for Mexican-themed dishes.
Cilantro and mint make the perfect dynamic duo in this homemade mayo recipe. Bonus point: this recipe is also refined-sugar free as it uses agave instead of sugar.
15. Herbed Paleo Mayonnaise
- Paleo-friendly and delicious!
It’s always satisfying (and relieving) to know that what you’re eating is made up of quality ingredients that are going to treat your body right. That’s what this recipe is all about and we couldn’t be happier with it.
16. Chipotle Mayo
- Before you ask, we already have an answer: No, you can’t legally marry this mayo.
We LOVE chipotle mayo and were so excited to find a homemade recipe that is just as delicious and creamy as the one we buy from the store. The only downside to this recipe is that it’s too good! We won’t judge you if you find yourself eating this mayo out of the jar. Just be sure to do it with a big spoon!
17. Curry Mayonnaise
East meets West in this amazing curry mayo recipe. The aromatics and flavors are strong enough to transport you to India without ever leaving the comfort of your home.
18. Roasted Garlic Chipotle Mayonnaise
- The world’s two best flavors in the world’s best condiment.
This staple sauce pairs perfectly with fried tofu, french fries, jalapeno bacon poppers, and pretty much just about everything!
19. Caper Lemon Mayonnaise
This is better than any tartar sauce you will find in stores. The flavor is light and tangy, making this the perfect accompaniment to that fried calamari on your plate.
With these unique homemade mayo recipes, condiments aren’t just an accompaniment, but the main dish! When making your own homemade mayo, the best part is getting creative with different flavors and textures. Have fun!
What do you think of these homemade mayo recipes? Which recipe are you planning to try? Share your experience with us in the comments section below.
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