Bacon-Mustard Vinaigrette
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Bacon-Mustard Vinaigrette

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Condiment
Servings: 3 /4 cup
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking


  • 4 slices of thick bacon diced
  • 3 tbsp bacon grease reserved from cooking
  • 2-3 small cloves of garlic to taste, minced
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 ½ tbsp stone ground mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey to taste (more if desired)
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste


  • Cook the diced bacon in a skillet over medium heat until cooked through and crisp; remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel to drain the grease.
  • Set aside and use for salad topping, if desired.
  • Add the garlic to three tablespoons of reserved warm bacon grease and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from the heat. Add the apple cider vinegar, stone ground mustard, honey then season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste.
  • Whisk until well combined. Set aside to allow flavors to mingle.
  • Best when served warm or at room temperature.
  • Drizzle to taste over your salad; toss to coat evenly.
  • Store in an airtight contain in the refrigerator.