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Mustard Dill Sauce

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

This classic Scandinavian sauce is traditionally eaten with salmon and herring. When tossed with warm boiled potatoes, it also makes the most delectable spud salad.


  • 1 tablespoon sweet mustard (see Chef Tips)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • ¾ cup canola or grapeseed oil
  • ¼ cup dill, chopped, divided

Nutrition Facts


380 cals


41 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

29 g

Monounsaturated Fat

7 g


4 g


2 g


0 g


0 g


61 mg


  1. In a small bowl, mix the mustards, sugar, and vinegar. Whisk in the oil in a steady stream until the sauce is thick and well blended. Stir in the dill. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator for later use.

Chef Tips

Look for “sweet and hot” or “Bavarian style” mustard at the store. If sweet mustard is not on hand, use all Dijon and taste for sugar — it may need additional sweetness.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, videos, and more content are reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society.

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