Vegan Honey Mustard Dressing

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This delicious vegan honey mustard dressing is better than the original and so easy to make! Sweet, tangy and creamy, it takes any leafy greens to the next level and is ready in only 2-3 minutes.

You simply need to try this quick and creamy vegan honey mustard dressing! It requires only a handful of simple ingredients and is perfect for meal prep.

With this recipe, you never need to buy a pre-made dressing at the store!

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Our vegan honey mustard recipe is completely whole food plant-based and uses a spritz of maple syrup instead of honey — a swap that’s necessary to make this recipe vegan.

Try this healthy and delicious condiment in any way you like and be sure to check out our cashew sour cream, garlic yogurt sauce and tofu ranch next!

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Recipe overview

  • Incredibly creamy & flavorful
  • Whole food plant-based & oil-free
  • Secretly vegan & low in sugar
  • Works as a dressing, dip or spread
  • Quick beginner recipe
  • Delicious & meal prep-friendly

We honestly make a batch of this almost every week because this honey mustard combination tastes awesome in all types of vegan bowls or salads.

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How to make vegan honey mustard dressing

  1. Add all ingredients to a small bowl and whisk until homogenous. Alternatively, you can put them into a jar, close the lid and shake well!
  2. Adjust to taste preferences and serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to a week.

This dressing couldn’t be easier to make! Feel free to adjust the components to your liking, making it more mustard-y or sweeter etc.

2-ingredient recipe tip

You can make this vegan honey mustard dressing with as little as two ingredients if you like!

The basics are mustard, maple syrup — but it really pays off when you use a few more delicious add-ins.

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Serving suggestions

Try this vegan honey mustard with roasted pumpkin salad, spinach fig salad, sweet potato lima bean salad or drizzled in your favorite vegan wrap.

You can also serve it with baked potatoes and as a dip for sweet potato fries or cauliflower bites! We’ve also drizzled this vegan honey mustard sauce in these buffalo tacos as a replacement for the salsa.

You need to try it in a loaded bean and beet burger some time or grilled cheese sandwich, too!

Storage & adjustments

This vegan honey mustard dressing keeps well in the fridge for up to a week (perhaps more, it was always gone by that time in our family) and is best stored in an airtight container.

If you want to create a more mustard-forward dressing, you can omit the vegan yogurt — this will also thin it out more!

Feel free to add a pinch of salt to intensify the flavors if needed. This will depend on the kind of mustard you use, too.

For a heavier and creamier vegan honey mustard dressing, replace the plant-based yogurt with some vegan mayo!

Sometimes we add some balsamic vinegar to the basic recipe and to create an easy vinaigrette that way.

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More easy vegan condiments

If you liked this easy and delicious recipe, be sure to try these next!

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Vegan Honey Mustard Dressing

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Easy 3-minute vegan honey mustard dressing that’s sweet, tangy, creamy and completely oil-free! Adjust to your taste preferences and serve with salad, sandwiches or as a dipping sauce.
Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 6 tbsp vegan yogurt
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 6 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt optional

Instructions

  • Add the dressing ingredients into a jar with a lid and shake well or use a whisk to create a homogenous texture.
  • Taste and adjust to your preference by adding more of any of the components.
  • Serve immediately over some salad, in a wrap or sandwich. Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to a week.

Notes

  • Make it taste more mustard-y by decreasing the amount of vegan yogurt or omitting this ingredient entirely.
  • For a creamier version, you can replace the vegan yogurt with vegan mayo!
  • You can replace the lemon juice with some vinegar for a stronger taste.
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: American
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Honey Mustard Dressing
Amount per Serving
Calories
55
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
260
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
11
g
4
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

6 Comments

  1. After running out of a zesty Italian dressing, I decided to make my own version. I came across this recipe and being a honey mustard lover I decided to make it instead. OMG I could drink this stuff. It is so delicious and easy to make.TY for posting it.

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  2. Made this and it’s delicious, but I might decrease the mustard a bit next time. Trying to lose a bit of weight so no oil is excellent.

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