Warm Lemon-Dijonette Dressing

Maura Knowles - The Upside Blog by Vitacost.com

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Raw, roasted, sautéed or grilled, vegetables almost always taste better when drizzled with a little dressing. While a cold, creamy topping is a sure fit with crisp salads, something warm may work better with a steaming serving of greens or other veggies. This simple sauce is made from pantry staples – stone-ground mustard, velvety extra-virgin olive oil and lemon – and whisked to rich, pourable perfection over low heat on your stove. It’s great over grains or gluten-free pasta, too!

Warm Lemon-Dijonette Dressing

Warm Lemon-Dijonette Dressing


¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, diced
1 Tbsp. stone ground mustard
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Juice of ½ or whole lemon
2 tsp. lemon zest
¼ cup scallions or green onions, chopped



  1. In saucepan over low heat, combine olive oil, garlic and lemon juice.
  2. When warm, add mustard, pepper and scallions.
  3. Stir dressing until a rich sauce forms.
  4. Serve immediately drizzled over greens or veggies.