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Finally, you can make your own sugar-free honey mustard! I actually had a recipe for one version (using a powdered sweetener) in my first book, The Easy Keto Cookbook, but if I’m being honest, this 2-minute keto honey mustard I created just recently tastes so much better.
Plus, it needs just 5 simple ingredients, and tastes delicious on sandwiches, keto meats, fries, and more. Just like keto teriyaki sauce, this keto honey-sweetened recipe comes together fast for flavorful meals.
Is Honey Mustard Keto?
No, regular honey mustard is not keto friendly, because honey is loaded with sugar. While it can fit into some people’s macros for those following a dirty keto approach, most of the carbs in honey mustard come from sugar, so it can lead to an insulin spike. Fortunately, it’s easy to make your own keto honey mustard at home!
To make honey mustard without any sugar from honey, you must have sugar-free honey… and Wholesome Yum Keto Honey is the only one I’ll use for this recipe! It has all the sweet flavor and thick, gooey, sticky texture of real honey, with 0g net carbs. There really is no substitute!
Why You’ll Love This Sugar-Free Honey Mustard Recipe
- Sweet and savory honey flavor
- Smooth, creamy texture
- Just 5 ingredients
- 2 minutes to make
- Naturally low in carbohydrates (virtually 0g net carbs!)
- Delicious for dipping and recipes
Ingredients You’ll Need
This section explains how to choose the best ingredients for low carb honey mustard, what each one does in the recipe, and substitution options. For measurements, see the recipe card below.
- Mayonnaise – Makes the dressing creamy. I make my own avocado oil mayonnaise for this, but any keto friendly mayo works.
- Wholesome Yum Keto Honey – The best-ever sugar free honey substitute that measures, looks, and tastes like real honey. Other low carb sweetener options (such as Besti, Swerve, monk fruit, stevia, etc.) will not taste the same.
- Dijon Mustard – Yellow mustard may also work, but the flavor might be stronger.
- Apple Cider Vinegar – The acidity balances out the sweetness.You can also use lemon juice.
- Cayenne Pepper – This recipe uses a very small amount, but you can leave it out if you prefer. You could also add other spices, like garlic powder or onion powder.
How To Make Keto Honey Mustard
To make keto friendly honey mustard, stir or whisk together all ingredients in a small mixing bowl, until well combined. Taste and add more keto honey or cayenne, if desired.
- Store: Keep the sauce covered in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
- Freeze: Avoid freezing, as the texture will change too much.
What To Serve With Sugar-Free Honey Mustard
Once you make honey mustard keto, you’ll want to use it with all your favorite dishes.
- Chicken – Serve this keto honey mustard recipe as a dip with keto chicken nuggets, crispy keto chicken tenders (pictured above), or bacon wrapped chicken tenders.
- Fries – Dunk jicama fries, rutabaga fries, or zucchini fries in this low carb honey mustard sauce.
- Salad – Use this sugar-free honey mustard as a salad dressing for chef salad or keto cobb salad.
- Sandwiches – Keto honey mustard dressing tastes delicious in a keto BLT, keto bell pepper sandwich, or cucumber subs. Great with juicy burgers, too!
- Easy Proteins – Brush low carb honey mustard dressing onto grilled salmon or air fryer pork chops, or dip with keto pigs in a blanket.
More Keto Dipping Sauce Recipes
Sauces make keto meals more fun! Try these easy ones next.
Tools To Make Keto Honey Mustard
- Wholesome Yum Keto Honey Substitute – Truly my favorite keto friendly honey. Tastes so authentic!
- Glass Jars – For storing all your homemade sauces.
Sugar-Free Honey Mustard Recipe
Sugar-Free Keto Honey Mustard (Sauce & Dressing!)
Learn the secret to sugar-free keto honey mustard that's sweet, creamy, loaded with honey flavor, just 0.1g net carbs, and uses only 5 natural ingredients.
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In a small bowl or jar, whisk together all ingredients, until smooth.
If needed, add more Keto Honey for more sweetness, or more cayenne for more heat, to taste.
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Serving size: 2 tbsp
Makes about 1 cup.
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Maya, this is THE BEST honey mustard dressing! I made this recipe with your Wholesum Yum Keto Honey Substitute. What an awesome keto product! I love honey mustard dressing, and now I can have it without the extra carbs! Thank you so much!
I love all of the home made salad dressings on here. They are so much better than store bought. Delicious and full of flavor as always!
Fantastic! The flavors are even better than store bought- they are sometimes soo sweet! My high school and college age sons agreed- Keep it!
This honey mustard tastes soooo good! Probably the best I have ever had, ever!
This is such a good recipe! I want to put this on everything. Thanks for making keto more delicious.
This is such a great alternative to regular honey mustard, especially as I’m trying to eat less sugar!
This is amazing! So easy to make and tastes really good! Thanks for the recipe!
I love this keto friendly honey mustard recipe. It was so delicious and so easy to make.