Mayonnaise Verde


1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice
1 large egg
3 tablespoons olive oil or salad oil
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard or regular mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup salad oil
1 cup Frieda’s Fresh Watercress leaves and stems, or parsley sprigs
2 tablespoons Frieda’s Fresh Basil leaves, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons Frieda’s Fresh Dill, Tarragon, or Thyme, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped Frieda’s Fresh Chives


In blender container or food processor bowl with blade place the lemon or lime juice, egg, the 3 tablespoons oil, mustard, salt, and pepper. Cover and blend till smooth. With blender/processor running, pour remaining oil in a thin stream over mixture, till all is well blended (mixture will thicken as more oil is added). Stop machine.  Add remaining ingredients; process again till well blended. Taste for seasoning. Makes   about 1 2/3 cups mayonnaise. Use in egg or tuna salad, as a tasty dip for raw vegetables, over cold cooked poultry or fish for an elegant entree, in tossed salads, or as the tasty base for a chicken or BLT sandwich.