In this article we will show you how to prepare alternative mayonnaise, which does not involve the classic addition of eggs. These are original sauces based on different vegetables, very suitable for those who must avoid saturated fats or who love vegan cuisine. Their preparation does not require special culinary knowledge.
Already in the article "How to make vegan mayonnaise" we have suggested a recipe that does not involve the use of animal derived products. But the recipes that we will offer you today will be enriched with lots of good vegetables. In this regard we will show you how to prepare the vegetable mayonnaise.
These sauces can be used to dress salads, prepare appetizers, spread them over crackers or toast, decorate various dishes, etc.
Vegetable mayonnaise, the preparation
The basic recipe is the same for all the different vegetable mayonnaise: just blend the desired ingredients then slowly add the oil slowly, without stopping blending. Finally add the salt and other seasonings, continuing to blend until the desired consistency is obtained. It is advisable to use extra virgin and first cold pressed oil; according to the consistency you prefer, the amount of oil can be changed.
As for vegetables, steaming is the healthiest method that helps to preserve nutrients better.
- Carrot mayonnaise
3 cooked carrots
About 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
Salt to taste
Other seasonings (oregano, turmeric, pepper to taste
- Potato and beetroot mayonnaise
2 cooked beets
3 medium papatas well done
Half a cup of extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons of lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Vegetable mayonnaise, variants
If you take into account the indications we have suggested you can experiment with new recipes with different ingredients. There are an infinite number of alternatives, for example mixing carrots with chickpeas, peas, avocado, cauliflower, pumpkin, spinach, tomato, celery, olives and even with some fruits such as mango.
Vegetable mayonnaise, useful information
- Once prepared, the sauce can be packaged in a jar and kept in the fridge for up to a week
- Make sure the glass jar is sterilized well
- Do not withdraw doses with a dirty spoon
- If you prefer, you can also use dried fruit, such as almonds, ingredients that will add more nutrients to the mayonnaise. In this case, the blending time will need to be longer.
But be careful not to mix everything right away, better do some tests with one or two ingredients at a time. You can also change the spices, the amount of oil, lemon or garlic, to obtain different and original mayonnaise sauces.
All you have to do is give free rein to your imagination; you will delight your friends and relatives with these exquisite sauces, but above all very healthy.