Honey Mustard Sauce is a delicious way to add some jazz to a variety of dishes. If you get these three ingredients right by selecting only quality products that go into your sauce, it will turn out great. Its quite simple if you know what the secrets to selecting quality ingredients. First, the ingredient that needs to be of best quality is your olive oil. Second, quality ingredient is your honey. Third, quality ingredient is the mustard. If you get these right the sauce will turn out great tasting.
Honey Mustard Sauce Health Benefits
The health benefits of honey mustard sauce is primarily derived from the honey, mustard, and olive oil. Honey has many healing properties if you buy organic raw honey. While honey is very low in nutrition it does have a plethora of health benefits from its phytochemicals which are important for health, which can be read about here. Mustard is another ingredient that has low nutritional value, but has a boat load of other benefits like easing joint pain and lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease. Olive oil is rich in fatty acids which is a source of good cholesterol. Olive oil actually reduces bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol. Finally, honey mustard sauce is overall has some health benefits, and is a good to have on occasion when compared to other alternate sauces.
Honey Mustard Sauce Ingredient #1
First, the ingredient that needs to be of best quality is your olive oil. Don’t be cheap on the most important ingredient, if your olive oil does not taste good enough to eat with bread then don’t use it. Oil that is rancid, spoiled, or doesn’t taste good will spoil your effort from the start. The problem for some people is that they might not know how to select a quality olive oil. The solution is simple, look at the label. Olive oil typically has three ratings. First, there is olive oil, and plain olive oil is the lowest quality. Second, there is virgin olive oil and this is of higher quality than regular olive oil. Finally, there is extra virgin olive oil and this is a rating of the highest quality. For more information on olive oil ratings I recommend reading this article.
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Gather the ingredients for making honey mustard sauce. Then read the secrets found here.
Mix the ingredients into a sauce.
Honey Mustard Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 79Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrates 5g2%
Dietary Fiber 0.01g0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Chef Tips: Making great Honey Mustard Sauce
Ingredients are important when making this recipe. If you use the best ingredients then your result will turn out for the best. Although most recipes for honey mustard sauce do not call for lemon juice, I add it to aid in preserving the sauce. Also when you store the sauce to use another day, store it in an air tight container.