This mustard vinaigrette recipe is one of the simplest variations on the basic vinaigrette formula and a delicious salad dressing in its own right. Ina Garten Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe, our new favorite salad dressing.
Wouldn’t it be cool to be famous enough that when someone refers to you by first name that everyone automatically knows who they’re talking about? Ina, Julia, Giada, Emeril.
Even cooler is the fact that the world of blogging has brought us normal people celebrities. We may not identify them by first name, but who doesn’t know everyone’s hometown hero Pioneer Woman.
I started my food blog in May. My Facebook posts were commonly scrumptious teaser titles of what I was preparing for dinner. Kind of a “here kitty kitty” to all of my friends.
Finally someone suggested that I start a blog. What? I had never read a blog, didn’t know anything about them. Well, it didn’t take me long to get hooked.
The most pleasant surprise in my new world of blogging is finding so many interesting home cooks who open up their kitchens and their lives to us with similar interests – everyday cooking and life.
I find this much more enjoyable and personal than cooking along with Giada. Don’t get me wrong, I love Giada, a huge fan, I Tivo and watch Giada and have saved many of her recipes.
But now a days I’m much more likely to test a pizza recipe that Vickie in Montana posted rather than something I’ve recently seen on television or read in a magazine. Much more personal, much more fun and easier to relate to.
Was I just on a soapbox? Ok, back to Ina Garten’s delicious mustard dressing.
On Making Homemade Dressing
I hardly ever buy bottled dressings anymore.
Years ago, I discovered that one can lead a perfectly normal life without a bottle of Wishbone in the refrigerator.
Homemade dressings are so easy, so delicious and so fresh and most will keep in the fridge for about a week and sometimes longer.
One of my favorites is this creamy vinaigrette that I watched Ina make one day. I love this dressing. Her recipe states that if you’re afraid of the raw egg, just omit.
I guess I’m not afraid of the raw egg. I always use very fresh organic eggs, purchased at Whole Foods. The vinegar tempers the egg as you whisk it all together. I just don’t think the recipe would be as creamy good without it.
Ina recipes are so reliable, you have to try Ina’s Gruyere, Arugula, Tomato and Onion Sliders. This is an OMG for sure.
Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe
I hope you give Ina’s creamy mustard dressing recipe a try, and if you do, please come back and give the recipe a star rating. And leave a comment about your experience with the recipe.
And if you have a favorite creamy vinaigrette recipe, let me know, I’d love to give it a try.
More Homemade Vinaigrette Recipes
- Sweet Red Wine Vinaigrette Recipe
- Pine Nut Vinaigrette
- Champagne Vinaigrette
- Honey Cider Vinaigrette
- Truffle Vinaigrette
- Hoisin Vinaigrette
- Creamy Lemon Vinaigrette
- Maple Syrup Vinaigrette
- Cranberry Vinaigrette
- Mint Vinaigrette
And if you’re salad lovers like us, don’t miss my Salad Category. You’ll find lots of salad side dishes and dressings. And you’ll find the most popular salad recipe on my site, 9 Secrets on How To Make A Remarkable Tossed Salad. Learn how to make a salad that tastes as good as you’ll find in a fancy restaurant.
Here’s Ina’s incredible Creamy Mustard Salad Dressing recipe. I hope you give it a try.
Ina Garten Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette
- 3 Tablespoons Champagne vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
- 1 extra-large egg yolk* at room temperature
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup good olive oil
- Salad greens or mesclun mix for 6 to 8 people
- In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard, garlic, egg yolk, salt, and pepper. While whisking, slowly add the olive oil until the vinaigrette is emulsified. Toss the greens with enough dressing to moisten and serve immediately.