Horseradish with Beets

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

Fresh horseradish combined with cooked beets, vinegar, and seasonings is a favorite Eastern European condiment. The beets mellow and sweeten the assertive flavor of the horseradish and impart their inimitable coloring.


  • ¾ cup (about 3 ounces) grated horseradish, prepared with ¼ cup Re


  1. Mix the grated horseradish, grated beets, salt, and sugar thoroughly. Taste, and add more vinegar, if it is needed.
  2. Spoon into a jar, cover, and refrigerate for several hours before using.
  3. Before serving the horseradish, taste it and add more salt, sugar, or vinegar, if you wish. Refrigerated in a covered container, the beet horseradish will keep for