Honey, mustard and dill sauce

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Sweet, floral honey with a heady dill kick and the gentle heat of mustard, this sauce is fabulous with smoked fish or as a light dressing for many salads.

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You can buy this type of sauce in jars but it is often too “in your face” dilly! And using dried dill in those sauces makes it all taste a bit artificial, even medicinal.

However, homemade honey and dill sauce, using fresh dill, is so quick and so delicious that you really won’t ever want a commercial one again.

The sauce is made in seconds and will keep in the fridge for a couple of weeks.

Recipe: honey, mustard & dill sauce

  • 3 tablespoons runny honey
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1-2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • a grinding of sea salt

(1) Add the ingredients to a clean jar with a tight-fitting lid and give it a good shake. Taste and adjust seasoning if you think it needs it: a touch more vinegar or lemon if you want more sharpness or more mustard for an extra level of heat….

(2) That’s it. Enjoy!

Author: Philip

Finalist on Britain’s Best Home Cook (BBC Television 2018). Published recipe writer with a love of growing fruit & veg, cooking, teaching and eating good food.

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