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Mustard Cream Sauce

This Mustard Cream Sauce is a perfect dipping sauce for meat, vegetables, crab cakes and many savory appetizers.

This Mustard Cream Sauce is a perfect dipping sauce for meat, vegetables, crab cakes and many savory appetizers.

How to Make Mustard Cream Sauce

It is so easy to make this creamy mustard sauce recipe. Just gather the ingredients. The exact amounts are listed in the recipe below.

how to make creamy mustard sauce. This creamy dijon mustard sauce recipe is so easy!

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.

This dijon mustard cream sauce recipe is so easy to make!

Mix well.

Optionally garnish with parsley.

Cover and chill in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve.

how to make dijon cream sauce

How simple is that? And, this creamy Dijon mustard sauce is so delicious.

How to Use this Mustard Cream Sauce

There are so many uses for this sauce, but here are our top recommendations.

On top of crab cakes and salmon cakes.

Topping on your favorite fish, like salmon, tilapia, etc.

Slather this on top of steamed broccoli, top with your favorite shredded cheese and then broil to get it warm and the cheese melted. This is blow your mind delicious!!! 

A spread on sandwiches instead of mayo or butter.

Try chicken breast with mustard cream sauce.

An accompaniment to pork.

An accompaniment to any steak, but especially good with prime rib and beef tenderloin.

A spread on roast beef sandwiches.

This Mustard Cream Sauce is excellent to dip meat and vegetables in after cooking in a fondue broth!

This creamy mustard sauce for chicken also works for a sauce for fondue broth.

Mustard Cream Sauce Variations

More Mustard

Some people like a stronger mustard flavor, so feel free to increase the mustard to taste.

Different Mustard

While we recommend Dijon, if you don’t have that on hand and want to use a yellow mustard, brown mustard or a coarse mustard, those work fine too.

Add Fresh Dill

This recipe is great for seafood, especially crab cakes and salmon, but you might also like it with some fresh dill mixed in.

More Hot Pepper Sauce

Want more heat, add more hot pepper sauce to taste.

Want Some Zing

Leave out the hot pepper sauce and add some horseradish to up the zing in this recipe.

Chive It Up

Add 2 Tablespoons of fresh chives.

Worcestershire

Add 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I lighten up this recipe for lower calories?

You can use low fat or light mayonnaise and sour cream to lower the calories in this recipe.

Can I use store bought lemon juice from a bottle?

Yes, don’t worry, we won’t tell and it will still taste great!

Can I substitute yogurt instead of the sour cream?

Yes you can.

Storage Tips

How to store this in the fridge?

Store this sauce in an air-tight container in the fridge.

How long will this keep in the fridge?

This sauce will keep for 3-4 days in the fridge.

Here’s the Recipe!

This Mustard Cream Sauce is a perfect dipping sauce for meat, vegetables, crab cakes and many savory appetizers.

Mustard Cream Sauce Recipe

This Mustard Cream Sauce is a perfect dipping sauce for meat, vegetables, crab cakes and many savory appetizers.
4.9 from 8 votes
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Course: Condiments & Sauces
Cuisine: North American
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Servings: 2 cups (8 servings)
Calories: 235kcal
Author: The Wanderlust Kitchen
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons prepared mustard - Dijon style recommended
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Optional Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • Dash of Tabasco Hot Pepper Sauce
  • Garnish of Parsley

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Mustard Cream Sauce Recipe
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
235
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
25
g
38
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
18
g
Cholesterol
 
24
mg
8
%
Sodium
 
351
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
2
g
1
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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