Our American Mustard Dressing is not only full of tangy flavour but is just so bright and sunny to look at. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and brighten up your veggies.
Whether drizzled over salads, used as a marinade, or as a dipping sauce, this versatile dressing adds a punch to your culinary creations.
You Will Need
What Can I Use It On?
This delightfully piquant dressing is great for barbecues and pot lucks. Try it with..
- Green salads
- Dry and green bean salads
- Blanched or roasted brassicas such as cauliflower, broccoli, broccolini, romanesco, kale, etc kale
- Potato and coleslaw salads
- Use it to marinade for your lamb chops or chicken fillets
- Als great as a sauce for steak
How to Make It
Place all the ingredients in a glass jar or sealed container and season.
Shake well until emulsified, taste and adjust seasonings according to your liking.
Keep it in a sealed glass container in your fridge for a month or more.
What is American Mustard?
American mustard comes in two colours brown and yellow and they are both mild flavoured mustards.
Brown American mustard is made with both black and yellow mustard seeds, vinegar and spices. It has a coarse texture as some of the mustard seeds are kept whole. It is a bit more complex, it tastes earthy and a bit spicy. This is the one you will find in most American delis and in Australia is referred to as whole grain or seeded mustard.
The yellow mustard is made from mustard seeds, vinegar, spices and turmeric which gives it its sunny colour. The yellow American mustard is the one usually referred to in most US recipes and popular on hot dogs and definitely the star of the show in this dressing.
Some American mustard history
The first “American” yellow mustard was developed as early as 1904 by the R.T. French company which they launched at the World’s Fair in St Louis.
Is American Mustard Healthy?
American Mustard contains quite a few health benefits, it is high in protein, fibre, vitamin C and many of the B-complex vitamins. In addition as American mustard includes turmeric, which is high in curcumin and a powerful anti-inflammatory.
Tips and Questions
How Much Does It Make?
This recipe makes just under 1 cup of dressing enough for one large salad that serves six people. Which equates to 16 tablespoons, the nutritional information has been calculated per tablespoon.
How Long Can I Store It For?
As there are no fresh ingredients in this dressing to make it go bad quickly you can store it in a sealed container in your fridge for a month or more.
We Have Used It In Our Yellow Bean Salad
Try It as an Alternative Dressing on:
- ⅓ cup olive oil
- ¼ cup Apple Cider Vinegar
- 3 tbsps American mustard
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- Sea salt and cracked black pepper
- Place all the ingredients in a glass jar or sealed container and season.
- Shake well until emulsified, taste and adjust seasonings according to your liking.
- Keep it in a sealed glass container in your fridge for a month or more.