Mustard-Dill Sauce

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo

The quality of the mustard will make or break this sauce, so be sure to choose a good-quality imported brand. Maille is one that I like. This sauce has a great affinity for salmon.


Make-ahead note:

Mustard-Dill Sauce can be refrigerated up to 1 week. It does not freeze.



Total Timeunder 15 minutes

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, lactose-free, low calorie, low cholesterol, low saturated fat, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and Textureherby, savory, sweet, tangy, tart

Type of Dishsauces


  • ½ cup strong Dijon mustard (such as Maille brand)
  • 1/8 to ¼ cup honey
  • ½ tablespoon champagne vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill fronds
  • Gravlax
  • Cold Poached Salmon


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


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