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    Homemade Creamy Horseradish Sauce Recipe

    Published December 15, 2021. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

    This delicious easy-to-make creamy horseradish sauce recipe is the perfect accompaniment to any of your favorite beef, chicken, or pork dishes. You won’t believe how much flavor is in this tasty little sauce.

    Whether you’re serving this horseradish sauce with a standing ribeye roast or a steak sandwich, it’s always the perfect addition to compliment with.  

    horseradish sauce in a ramekin

    Horseradish Sauce

    Horseradish sauce is a well-known sauce accompaniment to prime rib at just about every steak house in the world. It’s a simple combination of raw prepared horseradish and crème Fraiche or sour cream. The goal is to help balance the flavors by adding a bit of spice and sour to the savory-umami taste of roasted meat.

    Horseradish is an ancient herb that has been used in cuisine for centuries. It is a large, white, spicy root vegetable with peak seasons in the fall. Most commonly you can get already made in a creamy sauce mixture or raw and shredded and kept in the refrigerated food section of your grocery store.  

    How to Make Horseradish Sauce

    Use these easy-to-follow instructions for making a homemade horseradish sauce:

    Add all the ingredients to a medium-size bowl.

    adding Worcestershire sauce to a bowl with creme fraiche

    Whisk together the ingredients until combined and store them covered in the refrigerator until ready to use. Garnish with chives before serving.

    whisking together a homemade horseradish sauce

    Make-Ahead and Storage

    Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 1 day ahead of time.

    How to Store: With the chives in it you can cover and keep them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. If there are no chives in it, you can cover and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

    Chef Billy Parisi

    chef notes + tips

    • You can also add diced fresh herbs to alter the flavor
    creamy horseradish sauce with chives

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    Homemade Creamy Horseradish Sauce Recipe

    This easy-to-make creamy horseradish sauce recipe is the perfect accompaniment to any of your favorite beef, chicken, or pork dishes.
    Servings: 1.5 cups
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Ingredients 

    • 1 cup crème fraiche
    • ¼ cup mayonnaise
    • ¼ cup prepared raw horseradish
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 teaspoons distilled vinegar
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • sliced chives for garnish

    Instructions

    • Add all the ingredients to a medium-size bowl except for the chives.
    • Whisk together everything until combined and store covered in the refrigerator until ready to use.
    • Garnish with chives before serving

    Notes

    Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 1 day ahead of time.
    How to Store: With the chives in it you can cover and keep them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. If there are no chives in it, you can cover and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
    You can also add diced fresh herbs to alter the flavor

    Nutrition

    Calories: 580kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 4gFat: 59gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 18gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 681mgPotassium: 368mgFiber: 2gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 991IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 205mgIron: 1mg
    Course: sauces
    Cuisine: American, english, French