Martha Stewart's honey-mustard sauce recipe is a straightforward combination of Dijon mustard, butter, honey, vinegar and seasonings. Other easy mustard sauce recipes include the Carolina mustard sauce recipe from Epicurious and the dill-mustard sauce from EatingWell.
To make the honey-mustard sauce, place 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard in a bowl, and vigorously stir in 3 tablespoons of melted butter, 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar until all the ingredients are well-combined. Add salt and pepper to taste. This mustard sauce pairs well with chicken.
To make the Carolina mustard sauce, combine 3/4 cup of prepared yellow mustard, 1/2 cup of honey and 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar in a bowl. Mix in 2 tablespoons of ketchup, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce and 1 teaspoon of hot sauce. For best results, make this sauce a day ahead to allow the flavors to deepen. It keeps in an airtight jar in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. This mustard sauce is suitable for barbecued foods.
To make the dill-mustard sauce, stir 3 tablespoons of Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar together in a bowl. Whisk in 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil. When the mixture is smooth, fold in 1 1/2 tablespoons of chopped fresh dill. This mustard sauce is an appropriate match for smoked salmon, vegetables and sandwiches.