This creamy Horseradish Sauce without Sour Cream is the perfect accompaniment for any beef. So easy. It only takes 5 minutes to make!
We love making our own sauces around here. Most of them are so easy. They take less than 5 minutes to make and have a fresh taste, rather than buying processed.
Horseradish is a wonderful compliment to beef. See our easy horseradish crusted beef.
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This sauce is perfect for family members with dairy intolerance. Learn how to make it two easy ways, from scratch or with a few prepared ingredients.
What is horseradish?
Horseradish is the root of the horseradish plant. Which is a member of the brassica family. (Brussels sprouts, radishes, broccoli, kale) If you think about it all of those can have a little spicy, peppery bite.
Horseradish is readily grown in temperate climates. It’s hardy in zones 3-9, which is much of the US and Canada. It can become invasive though, so it is best to contain it.
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It spreads by the roots so plant it contained in pots. (We actually buried an old kiddie pool that had holes drilled in it for drainage, so that we could have a small patch.)
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Advantages of making your own sauces
- Very easy.
- No additional preservatives or chemicals.
- Fresh taste.
- Saves room on your refrigerator door.
- Keeps more than a week in the refrigerator.
How to use horseradish sauce
- Perfect for steaks
- Beef strip loin roast
- Great on beef sandwiches.
- Great for dipping seafood, like fried shrimp or oysters.
- Very good on venison too.
What you need
To make it with prepared ingredients
- dill weed
- dry mustard
- worcestershire sauce
- hot sauce
- salt and pepper
To make it from scratch
- lemon juice
- salt and pepper
- optional; dill, mustard, hot sauce
How to make horseradish sauce without sour cream
With prepared ingredients
- Measure all ingredients. Add to small bowl.
- Mix well
- Let chill at least one hour.
- Place eggs in food processor. Stream in oil slowly until a slightly thickened emulsion forms.
- Add remaining ingredients, pulse until mixed.
- Chill at least one hour.
Pro tip; Remove as much of the liquid from the prepared horseradish as you can. Either strain it in a fine mesh sieve or press your finger against the spoon to drain.
Other homemade condiments
- Zucchini Relish
- Sweet Pickle Relish
- Thousand island dressing
- Chipotle aioli
- Southern comeback sauce
- Cherry BBQ sauce
- Fermented hot sauce
- Jalapeno relish
- Oscar Relish
That’s how easy it is to make your own horseradish sauce without sour cream.