Tangy Mustard

Tangy Mustard

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"This is a nice mustard for use with all kinds of meats, cold cuts, and sandwiches. Made from the whole mustard seeds it is a very grainy mustard. Kept in the fridge, the prepared mustard will keep up to one month after you open the sealed jar."

Ingredients 15 d 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 31 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 31 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 98 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the yellow mustard seeds, brown mustard seeds, and Oriental mustard seeds in a bowl. Pour the vinegar over the seeds and stir. Cover and store in refrigerator for 24 hours. If the seeds absorb all the vinegar too quickly, add more as needed or add a little water.
  2. Blend the soaked mustard seeds, garlic, honey, salt, and thyme in a blender until it is to your desired consistency, depending on how grainy you like your mustard.
  3. Sterilize the jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Pack the mustard into the hot, sterilized jars, filling the jars to within 1/4 inch of the top. Run a knife or a thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove any food residue. Top with lids and screw on rings. Refrigerate at least 2 weeks before using.
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HELLO magnificent flavor!!!! I couldn't wait 2 whole weeks to give it a taste so I dipped my spoon into it to try and ended up making sandwiches with it as soon as it came out of the blender. I used it on sharp cheddar and pastrami sandwiches and it held up very well against those strong flavored foods. My husband says we will NEVER purchase mustard again. I highly recommend making this if you enjoy a good hardy mustard!


WOW! I barely know where to start...thanks to Can_it_Rachael's review and rave in the buzz, I knew I would try this recipe. Try as I might, I simply could not find ANY of the type of mustard seed this recipe calls for, but since I was too impatient to order online, I used simply "mustard seed" from my bulk store, and "hot mustard powder" to replace the Oriental seed (as I gather they are the spicier of the three). The taste is simply incredible, and like Rachael, I couldn't wait two weeks to try it! I doubled the recipe, and got perfectly enough to fill three 500 ml wide mouth jars. I used 1 tsp of "hot mustard powder" for the doubled recipe, and got a very noticeable ZING (no complaints here!), but for those that prefer a milder mustard (and couldn't find the original mustard seeds called for and must substitute) they may want to start with 1/2 or even 1/4. I am so thrilled with how this turned out that I too, will never purchase a grainy mustard again! Thanks so much, I am so pleased! Update: This tasted spicier at first, now after maturing, it is more mellow...still 'tangy' but not hot. So, next time I won't reduce the hot mustard powder, and may even add more!

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Delicious! The hardest thing was finding the right mustard seeds, but after that - easypeasy! Perfect balance of flavors. I did add a good dose of black pepper to my batch and a bit more salt. Wonderful texture and it looks quite fancy too! I am adding this to my list of homemade goodies for holiday gifting. Thanks so much for the recipe!***UPDATE*** I made a plain yellow variety for my daughter who prefers "not so spicy" Followed the recipe but used 1 cup yellow seeds. She loves it! I love this recipe!