Freshly-ground mustard seeds add so much bright, zesty flavor to this homemade condiment recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl combine vinegar, yellow and brown mustard seeds, salt, ginger, and allspice. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 24 hours (the seeds will absorb the liquid).

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  • Add honey and garlic to mustard seed mixture. Transfer mixture to a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process for 1 to 2 minutes to reach desired texture and consistency (mixture will not get completely smooth), stopping to scrape down sides as necessary.

  • Spoon mustard into four 4-ounce canning jars or airtight storage containers. For best flavor, chill for 1 to 2 days before serving. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 months. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Creole Mustard:

Prepare as directed in Step 1, except stir 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper into the mustard seed mixture with the spices. Continue as directed in Step 2, except reduce honey to 1 tablespoon and add 2 to 3 teaspoons prepared horseradish to the mustard seed mixture before blending.Nutrition per Serving (23 1-tablespoon servings): same as above except 25 calories, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g total sugar, 53 mg sodium

Cranberry Mustard:

Prepare as directed in Step 1, except substitute red wine vinegar for the white wine vinegar and stir 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper into the mustard seed mixture with the spices. Continue as directed in Step 2, except omit honey. In a small saucepan combine 1/2 cup cranberries and 1/3 cup pure maple syrup. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until berries pop. Add cranberry mixture to the mustard seed mixture before blending.Nutrition per Serving (34 1-tablespoon servings): same as above except 23 calories, 35 mg sodium

Nutrition Facts

29 calories; 1 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 49 mg sodium. 34 mg potassium; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 6 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 11 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

Reviews (2)

4 Ratings
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Rating: 5 stars
04/17/2018
This is so easy and makes a terrific mustard with a great punch. Way better than buying in the store pre-made!
Rating: Unrated
11/10/2014
Coarse. The word is coarse.