Saffron Mayonnaise

July/August 1996

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Serve this saffron-infused mayonnaise with steamed asparagus or mussels or grilled seafood kebabs.

Saffron Mayonnaise

Makes: 1/2 cup

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  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1 teaspoon warm white wine
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper


  1. Crumble saffron threads into wine; let steep a few minutes before adding to mayonnaise. Season with cayenne.


Per tablespoon: 26 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 130 mg sodium; 1 mg potassium.

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