Diet mayonnaise can be made at home. It is a natural product made without chemicals, flavors and aromas, which is consistent with proper nutrition. It does not cause allergies and differs from ordinary mayonnaise in the percentage of fat and lighter composition.

How to make diet mayonnaise yourself

  • Servings: 6
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes

Recipe for dietary mayonnaise on cottage cheese

The lowest-calorie mayonnaise is obtained from cottage cheese and yogurt. Sour cream sauce is in third place.

  1. Buy low fat cottage cheese. It should be soft and without grains.
  2. Hard boil the egg. Take only the yolk.
  3. Whisk the cottage cheese adding boiled water. It is advisable to do this with a blender. The mass should look like sour cream.
  4. Add the yolk to it, kneading it in advance. Also salt and pepper to taste. Do not oversalt or the sauce will spoil. Whisk well.
  5. It is better to cook mustard yourself: for 10 g of powder, 20 ml of water, preferably warm. Add mustard to the mixture and beat well.
  6. If the curd is fresh, then you can slightly acidify it by adding 2 drops of lemon juice.

This mayonnaise contains about 93 calories per 100 g of product. This is low compared to vegetable oil-based mayonnaise, which has 884 calories.

How to make diet mayonnaise

There are some guidelines to follow to make a good mayonnaise.

  • Remove all ingredients from the refrigerator in advance so that they lie down a little and acquire the same room temperature.
  • Beat preferably with a mixer or blender - it is difficult to achieve the desired consistency with a whisk. Start working at a slow speed, gradually increasing it as the mass thickens.
  • It is better to make the mustard for the sauce yourself.
  • Add and stir the herbs and spices. To correct the taste, drip a few drops of lemon juice or 9% vinegar.
  • Cook in plastic containers to prevent food from oxidizing in the metal bowl.
  • When adding mustard, taste the dish, do not add too much. The sauce will acquire its taste only after 10 minutes.
  • After cooking, refrigerate the mayonnaise in a plastic container.
  • If the recipe contains sugar, then use powder instead. It will dissolve faster.

Stick to these tips and making mayonnaise shouldn't be too much of a hassle.

Diet mayonnaise can be used to season various salads, season main dishes. Low calorie content will not affect your figure and health. It is important to remember that the sauce is made from natural products, so its shelf life is short.