Honey Mustard Substitutes

This article provides an overview of honey mustard, what it tastes like, its availability, alternative names, and of course what other ingredients make honey mustard substitutes.

What is Honey Mustard?

Honey mustard is a variety of mustard-based condiment, that is made up of honey, mustard, mayonnaise, vinegar, and spices. It is generally used as a spread, dipping sauce, salad dressing, glaze, or marinade.

What does Honey Mustard taste like?

Honey mustard has a deliciously sweet, creamy, and tangy flavor and pairs well with many savory dishes. Compared to other mustards, honey mustard is much sweeter, due to the 1:1 ratio with honey. It is also often less pungent than the other mustards, making it a lighter alternative.

Is Honey Mustard readily available in Supermarkets?

Honey mustard should be readily available in supermarkets, where it is usually found in the condiments aisle, next to the other mustards.

What are some alternative names for Honey Mustard?

Honey mustard may be referred to as honey mustard sauce.

What is a good substitute for Honey Mustard in recipes?

Luckily, there are a number of great substitutes for Honey mustard. These include:

  • You can easily make your own version of honey mustard at home, with a combination of honey, yellow or spicy brown mustard, and mayonnaise.
  • Alternatively, you can use yellow mustard, Dijon mustard, BBQ Sauce, or ketchup
  • Steer clear of any kind of spicy mustard when substituting honey mustard as it is designed to be sweet and the spicy of, for example, hot English mustard, will overpower it.