Definition of mayonnaise
: a dressing made chiefly of egg yolks, vegetable oils, and vinegar or lemon juice
Recent Examples of mayonnaise from the Web
There’s also lump crab salad mixed with mustard and mayonnaise with chives on small toasts, and house meatballs in tomato jus on garlic bread with Manchego cheese and ricotta curds.
As an example, Bloomfield served a canapé of deep-fried quail eggs topped with a spicy mayonnaise and citrus spritz.
Donkey Sauce is an aioli-like sauce made from garlic and mayonnaise, among other ingredients.
Meanwhile, prepare Green Goddess Dressing: In blender, puree buttermilk, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, anchovies or anchovy paste, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, garlic, pinch sugar, salt and pepper until smooth.
The result should be soft on the inside, crispy and golden on the outside with enough fat to make sea salt — and slathers of mayonnaise — stick.
Beat in the vanilla and mayonnaise and beat on medium speed until smooth.
The recipe uses equal parts mayonnaise and sour cream or crème fraîche, fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, chives, salt, and cracked pepper.
Broccoli Salad ▪ 3 stalks of brocoli (separated into flowerets) ▪ 1/2 c. chopped green onions ▪ 1 c. raisins ▪ 1 c. peanuts (salted) Mix together: ▪ 1 c. mayonnaise▪ 2 T. sugar ▪ 2 T. vinegar 1.
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Origin and Etymology of mayonnaise
First Known Use: 1845See Words from the same year
MAYONNAISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mayonnaise for English Language Learners
: a thick, white sauce used especially in salads and on sandwiches and made chiefly of eggs, vegetable oil, and vinegar or lemon juice
: a food made by mixing something (such as chopped eggs) with mayonnaise
MAYONNAISE Defined for Kids
Definition of mayonnaise for Students
: a creamy dressing usually made of egg yolk, oil, and vinegar or lemon juice
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