If you’re looking for a bright and flavorful homemade vinaigrette dressing, then you’re going to love this recipe for Honey Mustard Salad Dressing. It is sweet and tangy. Drizzle it over salad greens or roasted vegetables.

dressing in a clear jar

Dressing for Salads or Roasted Vegetables

Even if you are stuck at home these days, I hope you are getting some signs of spring in your neighborhood. The flowers have started blooming and we are getting a mix of rain, wind, and sun these days here in California.

With the nicer weather, I am starting to turn to more salads and vegetables dishes than I usually eat in wintertime. This honey mustard vinaigrette is perfect for both salads and roasted veggies.

salads in white bowls ready to be eaten

Making Homemade Salad Dressing

If you have never made your own salad dressing, then now is a great time to start. It is sooooooo easy, I promise! And, homemade dressings are a lot more budget-friendly than buying jarred dressings.

Ingredients

I bet you have everything you need to make this recipe. You really just need oil, acid (like lemon juice or vinegar), flavoring (like honey and mustard), and salt and pepper.

ingredients for salad dressing laid out on a cutting board

Recipe Steps

Step One

Combine your ingredients in a jar with a lid.

dressing ingredients in a jar ready to be shaken

Step Two

Shake the jar for a good 20 seconds. This will allow the oil and vinegar to emulsify, meaning that the oil and vinegar become blended.

emulsified salad dressing

Step Three

Now, your dressing is ready to serve. You can drizzle it over salad greens, roasted vegetables, cooked potatoes, or whatever needs a slightly sweet, tangy dressing.

romaine salad with tomatoes in a white bowl

FAQs

Can I make this recipe using avocado oil?

Yes, you can use whatever type of oil you like.

Can I use other types of mustard in this recipe?

Yes, you can use yellow mustard or whole grain mustard instead of Dijon mustard.

Can this recipe be made vegan?

Yes, just use maple syrup instead of honey.

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Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

salad in a white bowl with a gold fork

If you’re looking for a bright and flavorful homemade vinaigrette dressing, then you’re going to love this recipe for Honey Mustard Salad Dressing. It is sweet and tangy. Drizzle it over salad greens or roasted vegetables.

  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Salad Dressings
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½  teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine the olive oil, mustard, vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper in a jar. Screw on the lid and shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds, or until the ingredients have combined.
  2. Use immediately, or store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Notes

You can use avocado oil instead of olive oil, if you prefer.

You can also use whole grain mustard or yellow mustard instead of Dijon mustard.

Keywords: honey mustard vinaigrette, homemade vinaigrette, homemade salad dressing

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