Mustard is a versatile and well-loved topping for many types of foods. It goes well with almost any meat or vegetable, as well as any food needing a bit of a kick. The following ideas will give you some inspiration if your meals need something extra special.
1. Maple Mustard Glaze
If you are looking for a mustard sauce for your fresh salmon, look no further. Mix two tablespoons of mustard, two tablespoons of maple syrup, one crushed clove of garlic, and the juice of half a lemon. Spread over salmon and bake.
2. Cranberry Mustard Dip
This unusual combo is great over any meat of your choice. Mix 1/2 cup cranberry sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoons mustard and 1 tablespoon brown sugar for a delicious and sweet dipping sauce.
3. Apple Chipotle Mustard
Great on deviled eggs or mixed into potato salad, apple chipotle mustard gives you that extra boost you are looking for. Blend the mustard, chipotle peppers, and your choice of apple butter, apple sauce, or apple juice. All work, depending on how thick you require the sauce to be.
4. Mayo Mustard
Mix three parts mayonnaise to one part mustard, and use as a tasty vegetable topping. A delicious way to use this mixture is to steam a whole head of cauliflower on the stovetop, spread the mayo mustard over it, and sprinkle some cheese on top. Cook in the oven until the cheese is melted and slightly browned.
5. Orange Citrus Mustard
Mix regular mustard with marmalade and orange juice for a sweet and tangy sauce. You will find this to be a delicious blend for pork chops. Use more orange juice to create an interesting salad dressing.
6. Rosemary Thyme Mustard
This mustard is an excellent choice for meats, and brings a nice touch when using the barbeque in the summer. The flavor of mustard and apple cider vinegar combines well with fresh thyme and rosemary. This will add a gourmet touch to any meat you cook it with.
7. Bourbon Molasses Mustard
The flavorful combination of bourbon, molasses and mustard is an experience you won’t soon forget. Excellent when used as a glaze on ham, this crowd pleaser is one to use when you have friends over for dinner.
8. Blackberry Honey Mustard Dip
If you thought there was nothing better than honey mustard, you were wrong. Adding blackberries to the mix brings creativity to a whole new level. The mix of mashed blackberries, mustard, honey, and mayonnaise are great for dipping homemade or store-bought chicken nuggets. You can also drizzle it over a mixed salad.
9. Mustard Chia Sauce
If you are looking for a mustard that will bring you not just flavor, but health benefits… look no further. The chia seeds add a boost of fibre and healthy fat. Mustard and chia seeds are combined in a blender along with ingredients of your choice such as olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and dill.
10. Sweet and Spicy Mustard
The unlikely addition of red hot sauce to mustard, along with mayonnaise, rice vinegar, and honey, is just right. This is a delicious dipping sauce for any breaded chicken or seafood. It gives a kick to any meal when you want something slightly different than usual.
Mustard will always be one of our country’s go-to sauces when looking for a dip, dressing, or sauce. Jazz up your mustard using one of these ideas and enjoy the praise you receive as your cooking is devoured.