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Light mayonnaise (Basic recipe)

Light mayonnaise (Basic recipe)

Prep Time 7 hrs 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Low Crab Recipe
Calories 184 kcal


  • 1 small saucepan
  • 2 bowls
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 fine sieve
  • 1 lemon squeezer


  • 200 g Lowfat quark
  • 4th egg yolks
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper salt
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar


  • Drain the quark in a fine sieve over a bowl for 4 hours.
  • Cover the eggs with water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil for exactly 9 minutes and quench under cold water.
  • Peel and halve the eggs. Remove the egg yolks with a teaspoon and place in a bowl. (Use egg whites otherwise, e.g. chop and sprinkle over a salad.)
  • Add 1–2 tablespoons of water to the egg yolk and mash with a wooden spoon to a creamy mass. Mix with the cayenne pepper until smooth.
  • Gradually stir in the drained quark. Season with salt.
  • Squeeze the lemon and measure out 1–2 teaspoons of juice. Mix with the vinegar into the quark mixture and refrigerate the light mayonnaise for 2–3 hours.