Honey Mustard Sauce

This honey mustard sauce is the perfect addition to so many dishes! It’s easy to make and can be tailored to your liking. Keep reading for the recipe.


  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) honey
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


1. In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients.

2. Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary.

3. Serve immediately or store in a jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.


This honey mustard sauce is the perfect balance of sweet and savory. It’s great on salads, as a dipping sauce, or even as a marinade!

Potential Changes & Improvements

If you want a thinner sauce, you can add a little water or more vinegar. For a spicier sauce, add more mustard or a pinch of cayenne pepper. You could also add a different spice, like smoked paprika or turmeric.

What Other Food It Works Well With

This sauce is great on chicken, pork, or mixed into a salad. It would also be delicious on roasted vegetables or as a dipping sauce for pretzels!

Common Mistakes

The most common mistake is not adjusting the seasoning to your liking. Be sure to taste the sauce and add more salt, pepper, or other spices as needed.

Nutritional Information

This recipe makes about 1/2 cup of sauce. Each tablespoon has about 60 calories, 1.5 grams of fat, 11 grams of carbohydrates, and 0.5 grams of protein.


This recipe contains mustard. It does not contain any other common allergens.

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