Mayonnaise Light Recipe

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Mock Mayo

Use this instead of mayonnaise or Miracle Whip in your fruit salad (or vegetable salad) to save calories, fat, and saturated fat.


  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (Splenda® can be substituted
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped lemon or orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)


  1. Add all ingredients to a medium bowl or 4-cup measure and whisk or blend until smooth.
  2. Use in any fruit or vegetable salad recipe calling for mayonnaise.

servings of dressing (2 tablespoons per serving)

Nutritional Information:
Per serving (2 tablespoons): 70 calories, 1 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 121 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 65%

© 2007 Elaine Magee
© 2007 WebMD Inc.

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Reviewed on 11/7/2007

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