Formulation of industrial mayonnaise have long departed from the state standards of the USSR, allowing the use of only egg powder, dry milk, water and vegetable oil.
Towards the end of the twentieth century was permitted chemical additives that improve the structure of mayonnaise, its color, smell and taste. Simultaneously, the increased fat content of the finished product.
You should not rely on the fact that buying low-fat mayonnaise, you can cause less damage to the health and the figure.
Reducing calorie intake is due to the reduction in the number of vegetable oil, but since oil-mayonnaise can't do, then it is necessary to replace the synthetic analogues, which are not always beneficial effect on human health.
Homemade mayonnaise, the recipe of which you can change on your own – here's the perfect way out of the situation when you do not want to indulge in eating your favorite sauce.
A simple way of making mayonnaise at home
With a quick, simple and easy way to prepare a classic mayonnaise involves the use of a submersible blender.
In a small container, mix 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp lemon juice and a pinch of black pepper.
In a container with a diameter slightly wider than the blender, pour 150 ml of high-quality vegetable or olive oil and add 1 tsp mustard classic, one fresh egg and a mixture of salt, sugar and lemon juice. Not to stir!
The blender is lowered into the tank until it stops, and include a few times for 10 s. avoid prolonged mixing, the mayonnaise is too thick, there is a risk of damage to the blender.
If the blender is not in the Arsenal of kitchen appliances, but is the mixer, then prepare the mayonnaise in this recipe, beating the egg separately with salt, sugar and lemon juice.
Then, still whisking, to the resulting mixture add a thin stream of oil. The density of the finished product is governed by the amount of added oil.
Homemade lean mayonnaise
To prepare vegetable mayonnaise used almost the same products as for the classic sauce, excluding eggs or egg powder.
The mayonnaise-based, which gives it a density that is flour – can use regular wheat, but no less tasty mayonnaise and linseed or any other flour.
1 Cup flour mixed with 3 cups water so that the mass had no lumps, was smooth and uniform. Then put the flour on a slow flame or in a microwave oven the mixture thickens.
While flour is cooling, in a separate container to mix 150 ml of vegetable oil, 1,5-2 tbsp mustard 3 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tsp salt and 1.5-2 tbsp of sugar.
Mix ingredients, whip with a mixer for 2-3 minutes, gradually add flour mass to produce a thick homogenous sauce.
Prepare diet mayonnaise
Light, delicate and healthy homemade mayonnaise contains a minimum of fats and can be used as a Supplement to a number of dietary dishes.
To prepare diet homemade mayonnaise, one raw egg yolk mixed with 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp mustard and whisk to obtain a lush homogeneous mass.
Then to mass in small portions, several times, still whisking, add 100 ml of olive, Flaxseed or vegetable oil.
5 minutes after the start of the process of beating, the mixture pour in 1-2 tbsp Apple cider or balsamic vinegar and 200 ml of skim yogurt.
Switch the mixer to the highest speed and whip the mixture thoroughly until a homogeneous sauce. The finished mayonnaise should be stored in the fridge for 20-30 minutes to gain the desired density, after which the sauce can bring to the table.