When most dressing condiments fail me, I turn to wholegrain mustard dressing. Of course, the result I get is always 100%. 

Whole grain mustard is prepared mustard made with minimally ground or unground mustard seeds. Whole-grain mustards are also known as coarse mustard or stone-ground mustard. These mustard seeds are ground coarsely rather than being finely ground. This results in more textured mustard.

Any mustard dressing lover there? Today, I am sharing a flavorful and easy-to-make wholegrain mustard dressing.

Let’s make this recipe.

Wholegrain Mustard Dressing

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Calories 68 kcal


  • 1/4 cup of  wholegrain mustard
  • 2 teaspoonfuls of agave syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoonful of fine sea salt
  • 1/2 cup of mustard oil
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of black pepper
  • 1/4 cup of red or white wine vinegar


  • Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and shake together. Cover the bowl with a lid.
  • You can make your mustard dressing after about one week. So just give the covered mixture sometime.
Keyword American recipe, side dish, Wholegrain mustard dressing

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What are the ways you can use wholegrain mustard?

Are there any foodies out there? It’s time to explore! In case you’re running out of ways to use up your wholegrain mustard, let’s look at these few superb ways.

Here are four ways you can use up your wholegrain mustard


Get your fried or grilled chicken thighs ready, and brush it up with some mustard sugar glaze. 

Mustards work well with vinaigrette

If you want to dress your salad with vinaigrette, don’t forget to pair it with mustard. Although, vinaigrette can stand alone since it’s a mixture of wine vinegar, oil, and seasoning. However, if you desire a tasty salad, Whole grain mustard comes in handy.

Mustards are salty, which means you will have to cut back on the salt you use when making your dressing. Mustards work well with vinaigrette, which makes the two a mystery behind a tasty salad.

Honey and mustard mix

Are you looking for a savory topping for your romaine or salad dish?  Simply mix your whole grain mustards, vegetable oil, vinegar. You can also add honey for a mind-blowing experience.

Beef or pork garnished with mustard

Your beef or pork will taste heavenly when garnished with mustard sauce.

Foods  to pair with wholegrain mustard?

Some foods go perfectly with mustard dressing. Let’s look at some of them!

  • Salads
  • Fried or grilled meat.
  • Barbecue
  • Rice
  • Potatoes
  • Fish
  • Eggs
  • Hamburgers

Where can I buy wholegrain mustard?

Maille wholegrain mustard

Maille wholegrain mustard contains sulfur and, if refrigerated, their mustard can last for a month. Also, Maille’s mustard works with several meals, particularly red meat. 

Roland foods

Roland foods prepare their whole grain mustard from the seeds of mustard greens. They also add a peppery flavor to the mustard to make it spicy. Are you looking for a brand that makes the spiciest mustard? Go for Roland’s mustard!


One peculiar feature of the lakeshore’s wholegrain mustard is that it is handmade, giving it a more natural taste. 

It is also prepared using the traditional dijon manner. Spread lakeshore’s wholegrain mustard on any of your vinaigrette or salad dishes and see if you won’t chow down your dish in seconds.

Raye’s Moxie, all natural ground mustard

Raye Moxie’s wholegrain mustard contains no cholesterol, no eggs, no fats, and it is relatively low in sodium. 

Health benefits of wholegrain mustard

More than just the flavor, color, or taste, whole grain mustard is full of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that can provide you with a load of health benefits.

Here are five health benefits of wholegrain mustard:

It improves your body’s metabolic rate

Mustard is highly rich in magnesium. Magnesium is a major mineral component that plays a key role in aiding metabolism. Moreover, one hundred grams of mustard contains 24 milligrams of magnesium.

Eases respiratory disorders

According to the traditional Hindu system of medicine known as Ayurveda, mustard has been discovered to relieve congestions in the lungs. This makes it a perfect option to ease respiratory disorders as the lungs are the major organ of respiration.

Enables a good night’s sleep

Mustard is rich in Magnesium. Magnesium helps to improve the quality, tranquility, and duration of sleep. 

Also, mustards regulate the body’s metabolism. This activity helps to reduce sleep disorders and prevents insomnia. 

Although there are sleep aid devices that can help you sleep better, adding mustards works as a natural option.

It reduces the risk uterine cancer

Mustard seeds have chemopreventative potential and provide protection against the toxic effect of carcinogens. This reduces the risk of uterine cancer.

Also, mustard works on your cardiovascular health. Consuming wholegrain mustard is beneficial to your heart health

Moreover, when processed into mustard oil, mustard breaks down into sodium and omega-3-fatty acids. These substances improve your cardiovascular health by reducing the risks of heart attacks or acute myocardial infarction. 

Why should I use wholegrain mustard dressing?

I have been asked several times, “What’s so special about dressing foods with wholegrain mustard?” Oh wow, really? 

This means only one thing: These people have never used mustard seed dressing. Also, they have been missing out on all the magic and goodies that come with whole-grain mustard dressing. (I hope you aren’t guilty of this too?)

If you are adventurous like me and you want to take your dishes to a whole new level, then try this dressing! 

Their flavourful and colorful impacts make them a perfect dressing ingredient. 

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