This simple, homemade honey dijon vinaigrette recipe takes just minutes to make using pantry staples you likely already have on hand!
Every time I share a salad dressing recipe I wax poetic about the fact that my beautiful mom always made vinaigrettes from scratch and never bought store-bought dressing. Well, why stop now?
Mom – you are the best and I’m so glad you showed me at a young age how easy it is to whisk together a fast and easy homemade salad dressing on a busy weeknight!
This honey mustard vinaigrette is always a family favorite due to the sweet and tangy flavor combinations. Made with just five simple ingredients, the dressing is as simple as whisking together honey, dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, and a little salt and pepper.
Pro Tip: Make a triple batch and keep the leftovers stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Not only does making you own dressing save money but you can control the quality of the ingredients. Win-Win.
How long does fresh salad dressing keep for?
You should be able to keep it in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
People have asked about replacing the lemon juice with apple cider vinegar? I don’t suggest doing that as the apple cider vinegar would be too strong. I would use rice vinegar and use half the amount of lemon juice and add from there to taste. I also prefer using EVOO over regular olive oil.
This dressing would be a great substitute as a honey mustard dip for chicken tenders or used as a dip for roasted sweet potatoes.
Your fork is waiting.
Honey Mustard Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 lemon juiced (about 1/4 cup)
- salt and pepper to taste
- Place all ingredients in a resealable glass jar and shake well. Check for seasoning and adjust accordingly.
- Serve over salad greens immediately or store in an air-tight refrigerated container for up to 10 days.
How long does fresh salad dressing keep for?You should be able to keep it in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Can you replace the lemon juice with apple cider vinegar?I wouldn’t do that as the apple cider vinegar would be too strong. I would use rice vinegar and use half the amount of lemon juice and add from there to taste.
Should I use regular olive oil or Extra Virgin Olive Oil?I would use EVOO
What else could this salad dressing be used for?Could be used as a honey mustard dip for chicken tenders or used as a dip for roasted sweet potatoes.
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