Tarragon & mustard mayonnaise

Tarragon & mustard mayonnaise

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Prep: 5 mins No cook


Serves 8 - 10
You only need one egg yolk for the foundation of this Bérnaise-like, homemade condiment with Dijon and herbs

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving (10)

  • kcal144
  • fat16g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 150ml olive oil (not extra virgin)
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • squeeze lemon juice
  • ½ small bunch tarragon, chopped



    A popular and versatile herb, tarragon has an intense flavour that's a unique mix of sweet…


  1. Put the egg yolk and mustard in a bowl. With a hand whisk, keep whisking the mixture while gradually adding the olive oil. When all of the oil has been added, season to taste with the lemon juice and stir in the tarragon.

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Matthew McNeil's picture
Matthew McNeil
3rd Dec, 2019
delish it is nice with my secret sauce
23rd Feb, 2013
Lovely, easy recipe ready in minutes with an electric whisk. Didn't have all the ingredients so used a mixture of sunflower oil and extra virgin olive oil. Splash of cider vinegar and added some black pepper and chopped chives. Delicious with steak and chips. Will definitely make again.
22nd Apr, 2019
How long does this keep for?
goodfoodteam's picture
22nd Apr, 2019
Thanks for your question. We suggest keeping for up to 2 - 3 days in the fridge.
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