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Vegan Mayo (oil free)

Vegan mayonnaise is made with cashews, fresh lemon juice, and is great for dressings or anything else where you would use mayonniase.
Prep Time5 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Shelly Hughes


  • 1 cup raw cashews (soaked)
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp Dijon Mustard to taste
  • 1/4 tsp maple syrup (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp salt too taste


  • Two options with the cashews. Soak the cashews for 2-4 hours in water. Or soak the cashews in hot water for about 20 minutes.
  • To a blender add in all the ingredients and blend together until smooth.
  • Use it immediately or keep it in the fridge for a few hours until it’s cold and thickens. Keep leftovers in an airtight container or a jar in the fridge for about 4-7 days. The mayo will thicken in the refrigerator.


This recipe makes 3/4 cup of mayo.