Mustard dressing

Mustard dressing

Seasoning mayonnaise is no longer fashionable. Because of its high calorie content, he is not honored by supporters of healthy eating, which is becoming more and more. An alternative to this sauce can serve as a mustard dressing. Its energy value is low, it contributes to the breakdown of fats and better digestion of food, speeds up metabolism and helps to lose weight, is equally well combined with meat, fish, vegetables.

Cooking Features

Mustard dressing can replace mayonnaise when cooking a variety of dishes, including salads. Its taste is pleasant and unusual, it gives the snack new shades. Sometimes it completely changes the taste of familiar dishes. But unlike mayonnaise, which can be bought at any grocery store, mustard dressing has to be done with your own hands. This process is simple, but requires knowledge of some subtleties.

  • Mustard dressing can be prepared on the basis of mustard seeds or mustard powder, but more often the ready-made mustard sauce is taken as a basis. This can be Dijon mustard or a dining room called “Russian”. They differ in appearance and taste, and degree of sharpness. These ingredients are not interchangeable.
  • Stir the ingredients that make up the dressing, you need to carefully, so that it has a smooth consistency. This can be achieved using a whisk or even a tablespoon, but if necessary, it is not forbidden to use a mixer or blender.
  • The taste of the finished dressing is largely determined by its spices and spices. Observe the proportions in the preparation of this sauce must be. At violation of the ratio of components, the result may still be quite good, but still the taste and aroma of the sauce will not be identical to the original.

Mustard dressing can be used in preparing almost any snack, but it is most suitable for warm salads. It can also be served separately instead of sauce.

Garlic-mustard dressing

Composition:

  • table mustard - 40 ml;
  • olive oil - 100 ml;
  • garlic - 2 cloves;
  • Apple Cider Vinegar (6%) - 40 ml.

Method of preparation:

  • Crush the garlic cloves with the flat side of a knife, chop finely.
  • Add the mustard and mix thoroughly.
  • Enter the vinegar. Stir until smooth.
  • In small portions, pour in the oil and stir the sauce until a smooth consistency is obtained.
  • After adding the last portion of butter, whisk the sauce with a whisk and use for dressing salads.

The sauce prepared according to this recipe is suitable for filling different kinds of salads. Fish appetizers will get a more pleasant aroma and slightly sourness with him, chicken will seductively beckon, vegetables will become sharper and more interesting.

Mustard filling from whole grains

Composition:

  • white mustard seeds - 30 g;
  • honey - 60 ml;
  • mayonnaise - 40 ml;
  • shallots - 50 g;
  • wine vinegar (6 percent) - 30 ml;
  • salt - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Wash, dry onions, remove the top layer. Cut into small pieces and fold into a blender bowl.
  • Grind to a state of gruel.
  • Melt the honey to a liquid and pour onion puree.
  • Add wholegrain mustard and mayonnaise, whisk.
  • Add vinegar and salt, whisk again.

The sauce made according to this recipe has an unusual contradictory taste, sweet-sour and at the same time spicy. Suitable for meat salads, although you can fill them and vegetable snacks.

Mustard-Cranberry Dressing

Composition:

  • Dijon mustard - 60 ml;
  • cranberry sauce - 60 ml;
  • garlic - 1 clove;
  • apple cider vinegar (6 percent) - 60 ml;
  • peanut butter - 60 ml;
  • vegetable oil - 0, 24 l;
  • salt, black pepper powder - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Finely chop the garlic clove and throw in the blender bowl.
  • Add mustard and cranberry sauce to garlic, add vinegar, pepper and salt.
  • Turn on the blender and beat the products at an average speed of 30-40 seconds.
  • Add both types of oil.
  • Beat to make a homogeneous mass.

Before use, put the refill in the refrigerator for at least half an hour. She can fill meat salads. It’s a good idea to serve it with meat instead of sauce. It is especially well suited to fatty pork, duck.

Mustard dressing with tofu

Composition:

  • Dijon mustard - 40 ml;
  • lemon juice - 60 ml;
  • tofu - 150 g;
  • olive oil - 100 ml;
  • garlic - 1 clove;
  • salt, a mixture of peppers - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Pour the oil into a small bowl.
  • Add lemon juice. It can be squeezed out of lemon. To obtain the specified amount, you will need 1-2 fruits, depending on their size, thickness of the rind and the method of obtaining the juice - when using a citrus juicer, the highest yield is expected.
  • Mix oil with lemon juice thoroughly.
  • Pour into a griddle and heat.
  • Add the finely chopped garlic, fry it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour the mixture back into the bowl. Mix with mustard.
  • Knead the tofu with a knife.
  • Put the cheese on the rest of the ingredients, salt them and pepper.
  • First stir everything with a spoon, then whisk with a blender. The mass should be thick, but homogeneous.

Such a dressing is well suited for vegetarian dishes. Also, this sauce can be seasoned salad "Caesar".

Thick mustard sauce for Caesar

Composition:

  • mustard powder - 5 g;
  • garlic - 1 clove;
  • raw egg yolk - 1 pc .;
  • lemon juice - 20 ml;
  • wine vinegar (6%) - 5 ml;
  • Worcestershire sauce - 2, 5 ml;
  • Tabasco sauce - 3 drops;
  • olive oil - 50 ml;
  • ground black pepper, salt to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Finely chop the garlic, sprinkle with salt and crush the pestle. Salt is enough to take an incomplete teaspoon and subsequently not to add.
  • Place the garlic mass in a bowl, add the mustard and stir well.
  • Use the following ingredients to add lemon juice and yolk.
  • Stir until the mass is smooth.
  • Add vinegar and oil, mix again until smooth.
  • Lastly, add the sharp ingredients: Worcester sauce, Tabasco, black pepper.
  • Stir the dressing until a uniform consistency is obtained. To simplify the task, you can use a blender.

This sauce is proposed to fill the Caesar salad, although it is suitable for many other snacks, especially if they include poultry meat.

Gentle mustard dressing with yogurt

Composition:

  • unsweetened yogurt - 80 ml;
  • wine vinegar (6%) - 5 ml;
  • table mustard - 5 ml;
  • olive oil - 20 ml;
  • salt, pepper - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Mustard mustard with vinegar and oil.
  • Add yogurt, whisk or whisk with a mixer.
  • Salted, pepper and whisk again.

By its consistency and taste, this mustard dressing resembles mayonnaise sauce, but it is much healthier and somewhat sharper.

Mustard dressing with orange and almond

Composition:

  • Almonds - 50 g;
  • orange - 150 g;
  • water - 50 ml;
  • honey - 10 ml;
  • mustard - 20 ml;
  • garlic - 1 clove;
  • olive oil - 20 ml;
  • salt, pepper - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Pound the nuts and dilute with water.
  • From the orange squeeze the juice.
  • Pass the garlic through a hand press.
  • Melt the honey in a water bath.
  • Mix the nut mass with orange juice and honey.
  • Add butter and garlic, mix.
  • Salt and season with pepper, stir again.

Mustard dressing made according to this unusual recipe is well suited for dishes of Caucasian cuisine. If desired, you can add chopped greens. Almonds can be replaced with walnuts: the taste will be different, but will remain harmonious.

Honey mustard dressing

Composition:

  • olive oil - 100 ml;
  • lemon juice - 5 ml;
  • dried garlic - a pinch;
  • liquid honey - 60 ml;
  • table mustard - 40 ml;
  • salt, pepper - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Combine the ingredients.
  • Mix thoroughly.

To obtain a creamy consistency, replace the butter with unsweetened yogurt or low-fat sour cream. The calorie content of the sauce will decrease, the taste will become softer.

Mustard dressing is almost universal. It is suitable for almost any salad and is able to replace high-calorie mayonnaise, which many consider harmful.

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