12 ozpackagesilken tofusilken (custard style) tofu is recommended; regular tofu might not work for this recipe
1cupraw or roasted cashewssoaked overnight in the fridge and drained or boiled and soaked in hot water for a few minutes and drained. Measure cashews before soaking or boiling
1teaspoon prepared mustardany variety
¼ - ½teaspoon salt
Low Sodium Vegan Spicy Mayo Spices
1/4cup Oil-Free Vegan Mayoyou could sub store-bought vegan mayo, but it won't likely be oil-free; add more mayo if it's too spicy
1/8teaspoon ground cayenne
saltoptional; to taste. I like to keep this low-sodium and I find it don't usually need salt. If you decide to add salt 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon should be enough.
Oil-Free Vegan Mayo
Add all Oil-Free Vegan Mayo ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until light and creamy. Taste, add more salt if desired and blend some more.
Store in the fridge in an airtight container. Stir before each use.
Low Sodium Vegan Spicy Mayo
Measure out 1/4 cup of the Oil-Free Vegan Mayo.
Stir in spices & adjust flavors. If you think it needs salt, add a 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon of salt, but I find that it doesn't need it and this is a low-sodium recipe.
Chill. Store in the fridge in an airtight container. Stir before each use.
Nutrition Information is approximate.*I recommend silken tofu, which is a custard style of tofu, for the mayo.
Enjoy Low Sodium Vegan Spicy Mayo with
vegan sushi bowls
roasted veggie sammies
anything that needs creamy & spicy vibes
That's up to you, the cayenne provides the heat-spice. You can lower or increase the cayenne to suit your taste. If you find it's too hot, just mix in more mayo to tone it down. The rest of the spices are flavor-forward, not hot.
Do I have to make the mayo?
Nah. You don't have to do anything. You could sub store-bought mayo, but it likely won't be oil-free.
What do I do with the leftover Oil-Free Vegan Mayo?
Great question! Here are some delicious things to do with it: