Lemon and herb mayonnaise recipe

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This lemon and herb mayonnaise is very easy to make and it's a great companion to potatoes. This creamy mayo is great addition to your Sunday roast.

  • healthy
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories114 Kcal6%
Fat12,5 g17%
Saturated Fat1 g5%

This lemon and herb mayo is very easy to make and it's a great companion to herb roasted potatoes. Spoon mayonnaise into a small serving bowl and mix some chopped parsley, mint and basil into it. The lemon zest and juice give the sumptuous mayo its fresh flavour. Try this creamy mayo together with some garlic roast chicken, zesty ricotta and lemon veggies and some courgette, pea shoot and pomegranate salad for an appetizing Sunday roast for the whole family (all recipes can be searched for in the bar above). The lemon and herb mayo has a dash of homemade feel and look to it, which is great when you want to bring a touch of luxury to an everyday meal. Sometimes the small things can really make a difference and tie the dinner together! And the best bit? It takes minutes to make and uses a handy cheat - so there's hardly any washing up required!


  • 100g mayonnaise (we used Delouis)
  • 1tsp chopped parsley
  • 1tsp chopped mint
  • 1tsp chopped basil
  • Zest and juice ½ lemon




  1. Spoon the mayonnaise into a small serving bowl, then stir through the herbs, lemon zest and juice. Season with black pepper to your liking and serve.
Top Tip for making Lemon and herb mayonnaise

You can keep this mayo in an airtight jar in the fridge for up to three days.


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