Lemon and herb mayonnaise

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home made lemon and herb mayo
home made lemon and herb mayo
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

This lemon and herb mayo is very easy to make and it's a great companion to herb roasted potatoes. Spoon mayonnaise into a small serving bowl and mix some chopped parsley, mint and basil into it. The lemon zest and juice give the sumptuous mayo its fresh flavour. Try this creamy mayo together with some garlic roast chicken, zesty ricotta and lemon veggies and some courgette, pea shoot and pomegranate salad for an appetizing Sunday roast for the whole family (all recipes can be searched for in the bar above). The lemon and herb mayo has a dash of homemade feel and look to it, which is great when you want to bring a touch of luxury to an everyday meal. Sometimes the small things can really make a difference and tie the dinner together! And the best bit? It takes minutes to make and uses a handy cheat - so there's hardly any washing up required!


  • 100g mayonnaise (we used Delouis)
  • 1tsp chopped parsley
  • 1tsp chopped mint
  • 1tsp chopped basil
  • Zest and juice ½ lemon

You can keep this mayo in an airtight jar in the fridge for up to three days.


  1. Spoon the mayonnaise into a small serving bowl, then stir through the herbs, lemon zest and juice. Season with black pepper to your liking and serve.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 114(kcal)
  • Fat 12.0g
  • Saturates 1.0g
  • Sugars 0.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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