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Test Kitchen Approved

Basil Mayo

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen


1 cup

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Who knew livening up your mayonnaise could be this simple? We did! This basil mayo recipe uses ingredients you probably have on hand to create an herby, citrusy mayonnaise perfect for any burger or sandwich, or as a dip for fries. Loosen with a little extra lemon juice and vegetable oil for a super-simple salad dressing.

Serving Suggestions

Use as a dip for our Baked Fried Green Tomatoes or as a sauce for our Grillable Black Bean Veggie Burgers.

Recipe Notes

*Check out our recipe for homemade Pickled Mustard Seeds.


2 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves

1 cup mayonnaise

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 Tbsp. Pickled Mustard Seeds (or whole grain mustard)*

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In a food processor, pulse basil until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients and pulse until smooth. Store, covered, in the refrigerator and use within 2 weeks.