Swedes Heart Mustard

How to make versatile Swedish mustard-dill sauce

You won't likely find a classic smorgasbord without Swedish mustard sauce.

This version, made with two types of mustard and lots of chopped dill, is nicely balanced: It has just enough acidity, sweetness and heat to make it the perfect condiment for fish and potatoes.

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Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen

Hovmästarsås (Swedish Mustard-Dill Sauce)
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Learn to make a Swedish mustard that goes great with potatoes and fish.
Prep Time
10
minutes
Cook Time
0
minutes
Servings
1
cup
Total time: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup whole grain mustard
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • ¼ cup chopped dill
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1½ tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons dry mustard powder
Directions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together all the ingredients using a whisk. Serve with pickled herring, boiled potatoes or gravlax.
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