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homemade Dijon mustard in a mason jar with knife.
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Dijon Mustard from Scratch

Easier than you think, Dijon Mustard from scratch!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine French
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Rest Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Author Tracy

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons brown mustard seeds *see recipe notes
  • 3 Tablespoons yellow mustard seeds
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar or apple cider vinegar will work, too
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine or water
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot or white or yellow onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • pinch all spice

Instructions

  • Add all dry ingredients together and mix: mustard seeds, salt, white pepper, all spice. Add shallot / onion and mix. Add white wine vinegar and mix. Add white wine and mix. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours.
  • Add mix to blender or food processor. Blend until thickness and chunkiness desired.
  • Store in a small mason jar in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks to 2 months. See notes.

Notes

You can omit the wine for water to remove any alcohol content for children or pregnancy. 
*This recipe makes spicy Dijon mustard. To adjust the heat, reduce the amount of brown mustard seeds. 
While this mustard can last for up to a couple of months, you do want to check it for spoilage.  Once it starts to dry up, darken, or begin to separate, then you should not consume.