• 3 large pasteurized egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1.5 cups (350 ml) light olive oil


  1. Place egg yolks, lemon juice, salt and pepper into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 8.
  4. While machine is running, remove the lid plug and drop in garlic cloves through the lid plug opening.
  5. Blend for 10 seconds, then reduce speed to variable 6.
  6. With the machine still running, slowly pour oil in a thin, steady stream through the lid plug opening until emulsified.
  7. Refrigerate in an airtight container.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.