Mayonnaise is an incredible condiment that can fix even the most boring recipe with just one dollop. It adds a tart creaminess to a simple sandwich or traditional coleslaw and pairs well with a variety of delicious flavours from fresh herbs to spicy chillies and everything in between. B-well Original Tangy Mayonnaise is not only a great mayo, but it is also gluten-free and vegan friendly, containing no eggs or dairy. The next time you’re at a loss for what to whip up in the kitchen think about these 5 easy tangy mayo recipes.
1. Crispy grilled cheese
A classic toasted sandwich, oozing with melted cheese, brings back only the best childhood memories. Now you can elevate your toastie game with B-well Original Tangy Mayonnaise. Substitute the butter or margarine on the outside of the bread with a generous spread of mayo to give it a crunchy golden crust and tangy mayo zing.
2. Perfect roast veggies
Roast vegetables make the ideal warm and comforting side dish, especially during these cold months. Cook them perfectly using B-well Original Tangy Mayo to get that lightly-toasted, crispy outside and delightful soft centre. Toss 800 g mixed roasting vegetables with 3 tbsp B-well Original Tangy Mayonnaise. Place on an oven tray, season and roast for 25-30 minutes at 200℃, until cooked through.
3. One-minute chocolate frosting
Making great chocolate icing never needs to be a hassle again. B-well Tangy Mayonnaise can be used to whip up an amazing and delicious dairy-free topping for cakes and cupcakes in just seconds. Whisk ¾ cup B-well Original Tangy Mayonnaise with ½ cup sifted cocoa powder, 2½ cups sifted icing sugar and 1 tbsp vanilla essence. Thin with a little bit of water to reach your desired consistency.
4. Creamy vegan salad dressings
Decadent and creamy salad dressings and sauces are no longer off-limits for those who choose to enjoy a plant-based diet. B-well Original Tangy Mayonnaise can be used to make a variety of easy and versatile vegan dressings that are packed full of flavour.
To make a vegan 1000 Island dressing, mix ½ cup of B-well Tangy Mayo with ¼ cup roasted cashews, ⅓ cup sundried tomatoes, ¼ cup water, 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar and 1 tsp salt in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.
For a creamy garlic and herb dressing, place ½ cup B-well Tangy Mayo in a blender with a handful of coriander, a handful of parsley, 3 garlic cloves and 1 tsp of salt. Blend until smooth.
5. Easy homemade garlic bread
No weekend braai is complete without a warm, soft garlic bread straight off the coals! This familiar favourite also pairs nicely with soups and stews and can be made at home with just a handful of ingredients. Cut slices into the top of a french loaf, about halfway down, leaving a 2 cm space between each slice. In a separate bowl combine ½ cup B-well Original Tangy Mayonnaise, ¼ cup sliced spring onions, ¼ cup chopped parsley and 4 minced garlic cloves. Spoon the mixture into the slits and wrap the whole loaf in foil. Bake at 180℃ for 20 minutes or place over hot coals for 10 minutes, turning occasionally.
Words: Kate Turner