Dijon mustard


Di·​jon mustard ˈdē-ˌzhän- How to pronounce Dijon mustard (audio)
: a prepared mustard made from dark mustard seeds, white wine, and spices

Examples of Dijon mustard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stir what's left into a chicken salad (with Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, celery, lemon juice, dill, and parsley). Leslie Goldman, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Sep. 2023 Red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey and spices make for a beautifully balanced dressing to go with this salad designed for transport. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 11 Sep. 2023 Worcestershire sauce and Dijon mustard: Both add tang and flavor to the gravy. Jasmine Smith, Southern Living, 10 Sep. 2023 Highlights of a French river cruise:World-famous wine, Dijon mustard from taps Some cruises also offer submarine rides Scenic’s two submarines, named Neptune I and Neptune II, carry six to eight passengers plus a pilot. Dan Fellner, The Arizona Republic, 31 Aug. 2023 There are even French hot dogs on the menu, cradled in baguettes and topped with a dollop of Dijon mustard, bien sûr. Terry Ward, Travel + Leisure, 26 Aug. 2023 Next Day Lunch Chicken Kale Salad In large bowl, whisk together 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard and a pinch each of kosher salt and pepper. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 18 Aug. 2023 Add in a whole mashed avocado for every 6-or-so boiled eggs, and throw in a little Dijon mustard, fresh chives or dill, and cracked black pepper for depth. Abigail Wilt, Southern Living, 9 Aug. 2023 There’s lots of ways to play with this one: For starters, try it with lemon juice instead of Dijon mustard, green olives instead of capers, and basil and thyme instead of parsley and tarragon. G. Daniela Galarza, Washington Post, 27 July 2023 See More

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Word History


Dijon, France

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Dijon mustard was in 1938

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“Dijon mustard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dijon%20mustard. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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