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Horseradish Sauce for Sandwiches

Horseradish Sauce for Sandwiches

This sauce is quick and easy to put together, and pairs well with roast beef, corned beef, or pastrami. It can be put to use as a quick dip for chips or vegetables, too.


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper, or to taste


  1. Combine all the ingredients, cover, and refrigerate until needed.

Hands-on time: 5 to 8 min | Total time: 5 to 8 min
Yield: 8 servings, about 2 heaping tablespoons each

Sauce will stay good in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Tips from our bakers:

Low-fat or nonfat sour cream (even Greek yogurt) are perfectly fine to use in this recipe.

If you use nonfat sour cream, calories drop to 37, and Weight Watchers PointsPlus® equals 1.

Nutrition information: Serving Size: 2 tablespoons, 36g Servings Per Batch: 8 Amount Per Serving: Calories: 68 Calories from Fat: 36 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g. Cholesterol: 21mg Sodium: 172mg Total Carbohydrate: 2g Dietary Fiber: 0g Sugars: 1g Protein: 1g.

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): King Arthur Flour