Horseradish Sauce Recipe: Healthy Holidays

Horseradish Sauce

Horseradish sauce recipeah, the creamy, buttery texture, the piquant tastethis pungent sauce combines wonderfully with prime rib, mashed potatoes, sandwiches and many other holiday dishes.

Horseradish sauce may not be the slimmest choice around, but keep in mind that the sauce is full flavoreda little goes a long way. Along with a traditional recipe, below are two other healthier variations of the classic sauce.

Horseradish Cream Sauce

This sauce balances the aromatic taste of the horseradish and Dijon mustard with a tsp of white wine vinegar. For a more slimming sauce, use low-fat sour cream.


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Cant wait to pair your mashed potatoes with this creamy sauce? Click here for the simple directions at

Creamy Horseradish Sauce

This recipe keeps it slimand simplewith only two ingredients.


  • 1 1/4 cups reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/3 cup prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Cant wait to use this delicious sauce as a sandwich spread? Click here for the simple directions at

Herb & Horseradish Dressing

Do you love the pungent taste of horseradish so much that you want to drizzle your salad with it too? Try this healthier and homemade dressing below. Ingredients 1/2 cup or reduced-fat sour cream (see Ingredient Note) 1/3 cup finely chopped mixed fresh herbs, including chives, dill, flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1/8 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste Cant wait to douse your salad with this herb dressing? Click here for the simple directions at holidays, and be sure to check out our other Healthy Recipes.
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