Fresh Basil and Lemon Mayonnaise

Fresh Basil and Lemon Mayonnaise

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Adding fresh basil, shredded lemon peel and freshly squeezed lemon juice to mayonnaise gives this classic condiment intense flavor and a citrusy bite.


  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • Peel from 1/2 lemon, finely shredded
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh basil or 2 tablespoon snipped fresh dill


  1. Put the lemon juice, finely shredded lemon peel, mayonnaise and fresh basil into a bowl and mix until thoroughly blended.
  2. Add a few pinches of salt and pepper to taste and then mix once again before serving.


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