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Dried-Fruit Mustard

Mustard made with dried fruit is always a crowd-pleaser. For something more interesting than the standard varieties, we used figs and apricots.

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  • Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups

Photography: Bryan Gardner

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2015


  • 1/2 cup dried apricots or figs (3 1/2 ounces)
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons dried yellow mustard seeds
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons dried brown mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons ground mustard
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • Coarse salt


  1. Mix together dried fruit, mustard seeds, ground mustard, vinegar, and 3/4 cup water in a bowl. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.

  2. Place mustard mixture and salt to taste in a food processor; puree until smooth. Serve, or store in refrigerator, covered, up to 1 week.


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