Honey Mustard Dressing

The combination of sweet honey and tangy mustard creates a harmonious blend that is both savory and slightly sweet, with a hint of acidity. The creamy consistency of the dressing adds richness and depth, making it a versatile condiment that complements a wide range of dishes.

Honey Mustard Dressing

This creamy and tangy condiment combines the sweet notes of honey with the bold kick of mustard, creating a versatile dressing that adds depth and complexity to a variety of dishes.
Honey Mustard Dressing can be used in a multitude of ways:
- Toss with mixed greens or spinach for a flavorful salad.
- Serve as a dipping sauce for chicken tenders, pretzels, or vegetable sticks.
- Use as a marinade for grilled chicken, pork, or tofu.
- Spread onto sandwiches or wraps for added flavor and moisture.
- Incorporate into pasta salads or grain bowls for a creamy dressing.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine European
Servings 1 cup


  • mixing bowl
  • Whisk or fork
  • Mason jar or airtight container (for storing)


  • 4 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise (or Greek yogurt)
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


  • Prepare the Dressing:
    In a mixing bowl, combine the Dijon mustard, honey, mayonnaise or Greek yogurt, and apple cider vinegar. Whisk together until smooth and well combined.
  • Emulsify the Dressing:
    While whisking continuously, slowly drizzle in the extra-virgin olive oil until the dressing is smooth and creamy. This helps emulsify the ingredients and create a cohesive texture.
  • Season to Taste:
    Season the dressing with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the acidity or sweetness by adding more apple cider vinegar or honey as needed.
  • Store the Dressing:
    Transfer the Honey Mustard Dressing to a mason jar or airtight container for storage. Refrigerate until ready to use.


  • Use high-quality Dijon mustard for the best flavor. You can also experiment with different types of mustard, such as whole grain or spicy mustard, for variations in flavor.
  • Adjust the sweetness of the dressing by adding more or less honey according to your taste preferences.
  • Shake or whisk the dressing well before using, as the ingredients may separate over time.
  • This dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week. Allow it to come to room temperature and shake well before serving.
Keyword Honey mustard, Salad dressing

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