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Horseradish in bowlHere’s a short collection of horseradish recipes:

Basic Horseradish

Makes 1 cup

1 horseradish root

½ cup white or rice vinegar

Salt to taste

1. Peel horseradish root and cut into chunks.

2. Place in food processor with half the vinegar (or grate the root by hand).

Cover and process until finely minced.

3. Add salt and additional vinegar to taste. Refrigerate to rest and store.

Horseradish will grow milder with time.


Horesradish Butter:

Horseradish butter will taste best heated on grilled foods such as streak, chicken, or tuna.

Here’s the recipe:

4 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon prepared horseradish drained

Cream the horseradish and butter with a fork.

Cover and refrigerate until needed.


Horseradish Sauce:

Here are two recipes for horseradish sauce:

Recipe One

2 tabelspoons of butter

2 tablespoons of flour

1 cup of milk

Wine vinegar or lemon juice

Freshly grated horseradish to taste.

1. Melt the butter and blend in the flour.

2. Remove the pan from the heat or place it over hot water.

3. Slowly add the milk, blending it in until smooth.

4. Return to heat and cook slowly, stirring constantly, until the sauce is thickened and smooth.

5. Season to taste with freshly grated horseradish and a dash of wine vinegar or lemon juice.

Recipe Two

1. Peel horseradish root and grate.

2. Mix 3 tablespoons of grated horseradish with ⅔ cup heavy or whipping cream.

3. Adding a dash of Dijon mustard, vinegar, and sugar to taste.


Written by Stephen Albert

Stephen Albert is a horticulturist, master gardener, and certified nurseryman who has taught at the University of California for more than 25 years. He holds graduate degrees from the University of California and the University of Iowa. His books include Vegetable Garden Grower’s Guide, Vegetable Garden Almanac & Planner, Tomato Grower’s Answer Book, and Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide. His Vegetable Garden Grower’s Masterclass is available online. has more than 10 million visitors each year.

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