23 Deliciously Flavorful Recipes That Use Dijon Mustard

This versatile condiment goes beyond deviled eggs and potato salad.

Pork Chops with Dijon-Buttermilk Sauce
Photo: Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Christina Daley

Tangy and packed with flavor, Dijon mustard is a condiment that is not just for sandwiches. Beyond being a staple in many Southern deviled eggs and potato salads, it can be a secret weapon for home cooks to add extra zing to any dish, from casseroles to easy skillet dinners. Dijon mustard also happens to pair wonderfully with pork, so you're able to make the most of the hearty, approachable protein for weeknight suppers that are anything but boring. It also perfectly complements sweet ingredients such as honey for homemade salad dressings and marinades. Basically, there's no shortage of ways to use Dijon mustard in the kitchen.

In honor of perhaps the most versatile condiment other than trusty mayonnaise, here are 23 delicious recipes that use Dijon mustard.

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Smothered Pork Chops With Rice

Smothered Pork Chops with Rice
Photographer: Antonis Achilleos; Prop Stylist: Chelsea Zimmer; Food Stylist: Mary Clayton Carl

This comforting pork chop dinner has a Louisiana twist, thanks to a Creole mustard, which is basically a spicy mustard made from Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, and hot sauce. 

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Potato Salad with Dijon and Scallions

Potato Salad with Dijon and Scallions
Greg Dupree; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Potato salad is already pretty perfect in any form, but this recipe with Dijon mustard is packed full of flavor without the heaviness of a mayo-based coating.

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Skillet-Roasted Cabbage Wedges With Hot Bacon Dressing

Roasted cabbage wedges topped with bacon dressing in a cast iron skillet on a green table with two glasses of beer and a napkin.

Victor Protasio, Food Stylist Ruth Blackburn, Prop Stylist Lydia Pursell

Cabbage is an underrated ingredient that can make for a delicious dinner. Here, wedges are cooked until the edges are perfectly caramelized, and the dish is finished with a warm dressing made from bacon, mustard, and cider vinegar.

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Homemade Shake-and-Bake Pork Chops with Mustard Sauce

Homemade Shake-and-Bake Pork Chops with Mustard Sauce
Alison Miksch

This nostalgic classic is even better when made from scratch. Extra crispy and well-seasoned, the pork chops are complemented with a tangy, lemony mustard sauce.

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Grilled Okra-and-Pepper Skewers with Dijon Dipping Sauce

Grilled Okra-and-Pepper Skewers with Dijon Dipping Sauce
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Ruth Blackburn; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

It's easy to boost the flavor on grilled vegetables by creating a sauce to brush on top or serve on the side for dipping, and these skewers of fresh okra and sweet mini peppers are an ideal vehicle.

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Warm Mustard Potato Salad

Warm Mustard Potato Salad
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Christine Keely

If you haven't tried warm potato salad, consider this your call to try it at your next dinner alongside a grilled main dish. This recipe skips the mayonnaise in favor of a vinegary mustard sauce that offers a lighter alternative.

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Stuffed Ham-and-Cheese Croissant Casserole

Stuffed Ham-and-Cheese Croissant Casserole
Jennifer Causey; Food Stylist: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Stylist: Missie Neville Crawford

This savory casserole is a host's dependable big-batch breakfast. Mini croissants add buttery richness that is balanced with a bite of sharp Dijon mustard and Swiss cheese.

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Deep-Dish Ham Pot Pie

Deep-Dish Ham Pot Pie
Photographer: Antonis Achilleos, Prop Stylist: Christine Keely Food Stylist: Emily Nabors Hall

Deli ham subs in for chicken in this pot pie that utilizes store-bought pie crusts for ultimate ease. The filling is kicked up a notch with whole-grain Dijon mustard and tarragon.

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No-Stuff Deviled Eggs

No-Stuff Deviled Eggs
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Melissa Gray; Prop Styling: Ginny Branch

Break out the sleeve of Ritz crackers for this unique take on deviled eggs that doesn't have any of the hassle of mashing yolks and piping filling into cooked egg white halves. A mixture of mayonnaise, mustard, and hot sauce sits between each cracker and a slice of boiled egg.

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Pork Chops with Dijon-Buttermilk Sauce

Pork Chops with Dijon-Buttermilk Sauce
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Christina Daley

Dijon and buttermilk? This combination may sound unconventional, but it's a match made in heaven. This skillet dinner is bound to be a weeknight go-to.

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South Carolina Slaw

South Carolina Slaw
Will Dickey

A Carolina-style slaw differs from classic slaw in that it prefers a sweet and tangy vinegar dressing rather than a mayo-based one. This recipe uses apple cider vinegar and two kinds of mustard.

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Spinach-and-Broccoli Breakfast Bread Pudding

Spinach-and-Broccoli Breakfast Bread Pudding

Let the slow cooker do the work for this big-batch breakfast casserole that's wonderfully savory thanks to Cheddar cheese and Dijon mustard, as well as packed with veggies like broccoli and spinach.

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Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges

Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges
Alison Miksch

Get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes and with very little dirty dishes with this sheet pan recipe. The mustard glaze is sticky and sweet, made with honey, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar.

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Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Becky Luigart Stayner

Apples pair beautifully with pork, but it's helpful to balance the sweetness with savory herbs like thyme and a sauce that contains Dijon mustard and bourbon.

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Hot Brown Party Rolls

Hot Brown Party Rolls
Victor Protasio; Food Stying: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

It's hard to go wrong with gooey cheese, turkey, and bacon sandwiched between sweet rolls. The secret to the popularity of these baked mini sandwiches? A brown sugar-garlic butter sauce that's baked over the top.

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Blackberry-Honey Mustard Sauce

Blackberry-Honey Mustard Sauce
Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Summer grilling season just got a little bit better thanks for a totally unique sauce made with berries and mustard. Pair with grilled meats and vegetables.

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Fried Deviled Eggs

Fried Deviled Eggs
Micah A. Leal

This deep-fried version of deviled eggs might just become a new favorite at Easter and beyond. A crispy, crunchy egg white is complemented by familiar creamy filling.

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Autumn Salad with Maple-Cider Vinaigrette

Autumn Salad with Maple-Cider Vinaigrette
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Styling: Christine Keely

This hearty autumn salad recipe makes the most of both sweet and savory elements, mixing in chopped Honeycrisp apple alongside shaved Manchego cheese. The kale base can often be found at your fall farmers' market.

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Southern Shrimp Pasta Salad

Southern Living Southern Shrimp Pasta Salad in serving bowl with a serving beside

Antonis Achilleos; Prop Stylist: Clair Spollen; Food Stylist: Torie Cox

This pasta salad is ready for a porch party. Shrimp keep it refreshing, while a light vinaigrette using honey and Dijon mustard make this dish just the thing to serve all summer long.

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Grilled Pork-and-Peach Salad With Honey-Mustard Dressing

Grilled Pork-and-Peach Salad with Honey-Mustard Dressing
Antonis Achilleos; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

If there's one fruit that really thrives on the grill, it's peaches. While the caramelized peach slices are certainly one of the stars of this dish, juicy pork and a tasty homemade dressing also stand out.

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Classic Potato Salad

Classic Potato Salad Southern Living

Fred Hardy; Food Stylist: Margaret Monroe Dickey; Prop Stylist: Hannah Greenwood

It's not traditional potato salad without a few squirts of mustard, and this basic recipe is the only one you need when craving something simple and old-school.

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Dijon Pork Loin

Dijon Pork Loin

You only need five ingredients to make this main dish, starting with a pork loin that's well-seasoned and coated in Dijon mustard.

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Creamy Dijonnaise

Creamy Dijonnaise
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

This homemade sauce pairs well with everything from crab cakes to French fries. It's basically a combination of mayonnaise, sour cream, and two kinds of mustard.

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