Heavenly Honey Dijon Salad Dressing Recipe
This flavorful honey Dijon salad dressing is wonderful with many different types of salads, but it is especially nice served over bitter greens because it is a sweet-tasting dressing and the bitterness and sweetness contrast beautifully. You can also use this honey Dijon salad dressing recipe as a basting agent for grilled meat. It is very simple to make, requiring only mustard, oil, vinegar and honey, as well as a pinch each of salt and pepper, but the flavor is well-balanced, and you do not need to add anything else to it.
This salad dressing keeps for up to a few weeks in the refrigerator so if you thought making two cups was a bit excessive, you can now see why making this in bulk might be a good idea. Of course, you can make even more if you love to use salad dressing recipes, or make less if you do not think you will use so much. This simple honey Dijon salad dressing goes very nicely with any kind of green salad recipe so you might like to toss some baby leaves together and drizzle this lovely concoction over the top. Add some chicken or shrimp to make this into a tasty lunch, or serve it as it is for a side salad or appetizer.
- ¼ cup Dijon mustard
- ⅔ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ cup cider vinegar
- ½ cup honey
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- Combine everything in a bowl and whisk the mixture until it emulsifies (becomes thick).
- You can serve this honey Dijon salad dressing recipe immediately or store it for up to 4 weeks in the refrigerator.
- Stir it well before serving.
This easy honey Dijon salad dressing goes beautifully with all kinds of salads, from those based on romaine or baby spinach leaves to egg salad, shredded raw vegetable salad, beef salads, and various other dishes. Making it is simply a question of combining honey, mustard, oil and cider vinegar with a little salt and black pepper for a perfectly balanced flavor. Why not try tossing this with your next pasta or rice salad, and adding your favorite veggies, protein of choice, and maybe some nuts and cheese too? This is a classic salad dressing which blends sweet with savory for a well-balanced result.
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