Lettuce Cups with Perfectly Boiled Eggs and Homemade Mayonnaise
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Lettuce Cups
  • 1 head cos lettuce
  • 4 eggs ( at room temp)
  • ¼ red onion finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • sprouts to sprinkle
  • 2 T homemade mayonnaise
Homemade Mayo
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup olive oil (light in flavor)
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Place the egg yolk and lemon juice in a tall cylindrical container and whiz them up with a handheld stick blender.
  2. With the handheld blender on pour in the olive oil in a steady slow stream until the mixture starts to thicken. Keep adding olive oil until you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  4. Bring a small pot of water to the boil then reduce to a simmer. Slide the eggs in using a spoon and set your timer for 7 minutes
  5. Cut the end of the cos lettuce and set aside 4 big leaves
  6. When the eggs are finished, run them under cold water then roll them on the kitchen bench and shell.
  7. Chop the eggs up into small chunks and mix with 2 T of the homemade mayo and the red onion
  8. Season with salt and pepper then spoon the mixture onto the 4 cos leaves.
  9. Scatter with sprouts and serve
Recipe by The Luminous Kitchen at http://theluminouskitchen.com/lettuce-cups-perfectly-boiled-eggs-homemade-mayonnaise/