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Lemon and Mustard Vinaigrette with Garlic

Dijon mustard on a plate

Use this Lemon and Mustard Vinaigrette with Garlic for any of your favorite steamed vegetables such as broccoli, spinach, zucchini or other varieties of squash. It is also good on cold salads.


3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon freshly minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaf
Salt and Freshly ground black pepper


Squash medley

Mix the first five ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 1/4 cup (2 servings).
Serving size: 2 tablespoons
Calories: 2; Total Fat: 0.1g; Saturated Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 0mg

About Dijon Mustard

Around our homes and office, Dijon is the absolute preferred favorite of all mustards so we felt inclined to sing its praises!

The word Dijon refers to a type of prepared mustard from the French region of Dijon. To be labeled Dijon, a mustard must adhere to the formula developed more than 150 years ago in Dijon, France. (Source: Cooks Illustrated)

Did You Know?

Mustard. A member of the cruciferous family of plants that also includes Brussels sprouts, cabbage and broccoli, mustard can bump a person's metabolic rate up by 25 percent. By eating 3/5 of a teaspoon of mustard seeds on a daily basis, the body could burn 45 additional calories per hour.

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