Recipes Using Mustard

From sharp Dijons to the standard bright yellow French's, mustard has a way of entertaining the palate from start to finish. Here are 28 recipes that incorporate our favorite fridge staple, from braised chicken to bright salads, tender roasted vegetables, and more.

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See the RecipeRussell Kaye
Curried Cauliflower with Tomatoes
Frying whole spices to release their flavor--a technique known in many parts of India as baghar--is crucial to developing the flavors in this simple dish of cauliflower and tomato. See the recipe for Curried Cauliflower with Tomatoes »James Oseland
Gujarati Cabbage
Gujarati Cabbage
Simple shredded cabbage is transformed into a fragrant side dish with the addition of cilantro, lime, and an array of spices including turmeric and cumin.James Oseland
Rabbit in Mustard Sauce
This recipe for rabbit cooked in tangy mustard sauce comes from David Tanis, a chef at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California.Todd Coleman
Pavés du Mail (Pan-Fried Steaks with Mustard Cream Sauce)
Pavés du Mail (Pan-Fried Steaks with Mustard Cream Sauce)
After frying these steaks, the pan drippings make an excellent base for a cognac-laced mustard cream sauce.Landon Nordeman
Crab Maison
Crab Maison
A popular appetizer at Galatoire's restaurant in New Orleans, this light and satisfying salad is a great lunch with crusty French bread.Anna Stockwell
Creamy Potato Salad with Red Onion
Creamy Potato Salad with Red Onion
This cool, creamy, classic potato salad is spiked with pickle relish and red onion.Helen Rosner
Tennessee-Style Mustard Coleslaw
Classic mayonnaise-based coleslaw is bolstered here by the addition of mustard.Todd Coleman
Salmon in Bengali Mustard Sauce
Salmon in Bengali Mustard Sauce
For this recipe, skinless salmon filets are cooked in a spice-filled mustard sauce.Farideh Sadeghin
Crispy Calamari with Pesto Mayonnaise
Crispy Calamari with Pesto Mayonnaise
Chef Jim Leiken of DBGB in New York City serves pesto-spiked mayonnaise as a dipping sauce for fried calamari, cauliflower, and chickpeas.Todd Coleman
Indian-Style Carrots With Mustard Seeds (Carrot Kari)
Indian-Style Carrots With Mustard Seeds (Carrot Kari)
These carrots are stewed long enough to concentrate their sweetness; mustard seeds, curry leaves, and chiles provide warm and earthy notes.Todd Coleman
Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Beer-Battered Onion Rings
A flavorful batter infused with honey, paprika, and lager beer is the secret to these crunchy onion rings.Todd Coleman
Deviled Baby Back Ribs
A crunchy, mustard-laced bread crumb coating makes a particularly delectable contrast to the sweet and tender meat on pork baby backs. See the recipe for Deviled Baby Back Ribs »Todd Coleman
See the RecipeTodd Coleman
Celery Root Rémoulade
Celery Root Rémoulade
This Parisian bistro staple salad of crisp, raw celery root tossed in a briny mustard aioli makes for a quick and elegant side dish.Landon Nordeman
St. Dill Martini
St. Dill Martini
With mustard seeds, dill sprigs, and a snappy kosher dill set in vodka, the St. Dill is a twist on the classic dirty martini.Helen Rosner
Mustard and White Wine Braised Chicken
Mustard and White Wine Braised Chicken
An adaptation of a regional French classic, this version swaps out the traditional Dijon in favor of a grainy, seeded mustard.Helen Rosner
Jude's Perfect Potato Salad
Jude's Perfect Potato Salad
A healthy dose of celery seeds and sharp Dijon mustard add a kick to this mashed potato and egg salad. Get the recipe for Jude's Perfect Potato Salad »James Oseland
Lentil and Beet Salad with Lavender-Mustard Vinaigrette
Lentil and Beet Salad with Lavender-Mustard Vinaigrette
A honey-sweetened dressing of orange juice infused with lavender lends floral notes to a hearty lentil salad.James Oseland
Egg-Topped Ham and Cheese Sandwich (Croque Tartine Parisienne)
Egg-Topped Ham and Cheese Sandwich (Croque Tartine Parisienne)
A fried egg crowns a decadent sandwich of ham enrobed in bechamel and melted cheese from Oklahoma City's Ludivine restaurant.James Roper
Bacon Caprese Salad
Bacon Caprese Salad
A vinaigrette made with roasted garlic and bacon adds salty, savory flavor to a classic caprese salad.Helen Rosner