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Almondaise - The Vegan Alternative to Mayonnaise.
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Almondaise - The Vegan Alternative to Mayonnaise.

This recipe is a definite favorite! Its hearty flavor compliments everything from salads to bean dishes. It’s delicious to use as an alternative to mayonnaise in sandwiches and wraps.




In a blender:

1 ½ c. toasted almonds

1 c. water

2-4 garlic cloves, raw or roasted

Blend on high for 90 seconds or until smooth.


2 T lemon juice

1 t salt

Turn blender on low power and stream in slowly:

1-2 c olive oil or grapeseed oil

Mixture will thicken and almost solidify but be careful not to over-emulsify or it might get too thin. 

You'll never think of mayonnaise again...

We’re nuts about almonds!

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  1. SnakeWitch
    I've always wanted to know how to make vegan mayonnaise. Thanks! Voted!
  2. kristo
    Voted! this sounds really tasty and full of garlic :)
    1. VeganDozen
      Garlic is the house favorite! Thanks for the vote!
    2. SnakeWitch
      I agree. Anything with garlic, right?
  3. Carolyn
    Vote #7! Maybe you should start a business and bottle almondaise! Sounds like a great product! Hope this article makes Top Posts!
    1. VeganDozen
      Actually, that sounds like a great idea! I'm sure people would buy it all the time! Thank you for the vote!!
      1. SnakeWitch
        I would.
  4. Akanksha
    Wow! This is simple and doesn't need many ingredients! Obviously healthier than usual Mayo.. Thanks for sharing this! I am following you now :)
  5. Roopam
    I like the title - Almondaise - I'd like to try this one...must taste great with the garlic...voted!
  6. Veganara
    Voted. Mayonnaise made from almonds, what an inventive concept, sounds wonderful! It might be a good accompaniment to my Quesadillas recipe, please check that out!
    1. VeganDozen
      Sure thing! In our house, Almondaise goes on anything! And it works great in sandwiches!
      1. SnakeWitch
        And surely in salads, too. And on rice as a side dish... and on cooked veggies... oh, the list could go on!
  7. Virtually Homemade
    Virtually Homemade
    So cool! I am definitely trying this! Sounds like it's loaded with calcium as well. Voted:) Check out my falafel post and vote if you like!


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