California Avocado Mayo

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 California Avocado Mayo

California Avocado Mayo is a fresh, low-fat and low-sodium nutritious substitute for regular mayonnaise with 2.5 g of total fat, and all of it is “good fat.” It’s delicious and adds a beautiful gourmet touch to sandwiches, salads, appetizers and just about anything else you’d usually use mayonnaise for.


Serves: 2
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, halved, seeded and peeled
tsp.  Dijon mustard
Tbsp.  freshly squeezed lemon juice
Tbsp.  white wine vinegar
  small garlic clove, peeled
1/4  tsp.  kosher salt
Tbsp.  sunflower oil (or other mild flavored oil)

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


Yields 2 Cups

  1. Combine all ingredients, except oil, in the bowl of a food processor and process for 1 minute until smooth.
  2. While continuing to process, add oil through the food processor feed tube in a slow steady stream. Once all oil is added, process for 1 more minute, until silky smooth.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Will keep for 2-3 days. If top surface discolors, lightly scrape surface with a small spoon. Mayo underneath will remain vibrant and delicious.

Serving Suggestion: Serve as a substitute for regular mayonnaise on sandwiches, in salads, for appetizers, etc.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.


Calories 30; Total Fat 2.5 g (Sat 0 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 0.5 g, Mono 1.5 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 25 mg; Potassium 60 mg; Total Carbohydrates 1 g; Dietary Fiber <1 g; Total Sugars 0 g; Protein 0 g; Vitamin A 16 IU; Vitamin C 1 mg; Calcium 3 mg; Iron 0.08 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 10 mcg; Omega Fatty Acid 0.02 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 0%; Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Chris Scheuer

Chris Scheuer is a home chef, recipe developer, food stylist, mom, wife and “Grammy” of five. Together with her husband/photographer/taste-tester Scott, she authors TheCaféSucré blog, dedicated to creating casually elegant, delicious recipes. Her inspiration for creating new, innovative culinary creations comes from an insatiable curiosity and love of international cuisines. Chris’ work can also be seen at numerous online publications and websites including| Honest Cooking, Meridian Magazine (London, UK), the California Avocado Commission and Parade Magazine and Bon Appetit.

Chris is a brand advocate. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog is part of their partnership with our organization.

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