This Smoky Maple Dijon Dressing is a smoky and sweet dressing that’s perfect for potatoes, dressing hearty salad greens, using as a sandwich spread or drizzling over tacos! Chipotle flakes and tamari give this sauce a smoky depth and mayo adds creaminess.
A drizzle of this dressing creates crave-worthy dishes in minutes! It’s the ultimate combination of flavors.
- creamy from the mayo
- salty from the soy sauce
- sweet from the maple syrup
- tangy from the dijon mustard
- and smoky chipotle chili flakes/powder
How to use this creamy maple dijon dressing
This dressing is great on everything! Here are a few ideas:
- veggie burgers
- roast potatoes
Tacos with Maple Dijon Dressing
In the fall, I love to stuff butternut squash in my tacos. In my latest fall inspired veggie taco we topped them with this Smoky Maple Dijon Dressing. And WOW!
Every single flavor of the dressing complemented every single ingredient in the tacos and we were hooked!
The importance of a darn good sauce
Keeping a few sauces in your rotation can make a vegetable packed mealtime so exciting and delicious! Sauces carry the work of seasoning your food.
If you have a good arsenal of sauces, you can mix and match the sauce and meal time becomes quick and easy.
Below are some of my favorites that add just the right amount of flavor.
Here are a few AMAZING sauces you should definitely try:
Creamy Tahini Dressing in these Broccoli Barley Bowls
Creamy Jalapeño Sauce on Veggie Tacos
Zatar Spiced Tahini Dressing in this Farro Salad
Chipotle Lime Drizzle on Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos
Smoky maple flavors will inspire your fall recipes with this dressing. Try it as a spread on a sandwich, as a dressing for potatoes or roasted vegetables or even a drizzle on a burrito – so delicious!
A smoky and sweet dressing that's perfect for potatoes, dressing hearty salad greens, using as a sandwich spread or drizzling over tacos!
- 1/2 cup mayo of choice
- 2 Tbs maple syrup
- 2 Tbs tamari or soy sauce
- 2 Tbs dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp chipotle flakes (any combo of chili powder will also work)
Place all in a blender to emulsify.
Store in airtight jar in fridge. Can be made ahead of time.
Did you know? A chipotle pepper is merely a smoked + dried jalapeño. That’s it!
This is a great jumping off point! We added 1tsp paprika (instead of chipotle since we didn’t have it), 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and a scant Tbs of Worcestershire sauce. Yummy!