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Elote Mexican Street Corn with Homemade Mayonnaise

Corn is amazing any way you prepare it, but this rendition offers a playful handheld treat. The homemade mayo is so simple and great to have on hand for a variety of dishes.

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  • 5 large pasteurized egg yolks
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon (3 g) salt, optional
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup (240 ml) canola oil
  • 6 ears of corn, grilled
  • ¼ cup (45 g) crumbled queso cheese


  1. Place egg yolks, lemon juice, lime juice, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1, start the machine, and slowly increase speed to Variable 5. Blend for 10 seconds.
  3. Reduce speed to Variable 3 and remove the lid plug. Slowly pour oil through the lid plug opening. Secure lid plug.
  4. Slowly increase to machine’s highest speed and blend for 15 to 20 seconds, or until emulsified.
  5. Brush mayonnaise mixture onto warm grilled corn and sprinkle heavily with crumbled cheese.

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