Swedes Heart Mustard

How to make versatile Swedish mustard-dill sauce
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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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Hovmästarsås (Swedish Mustard-Dill Sauce)

Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen

Yield: 1 cup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 N/A

Total Time: 10 minutes


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


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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