Chrzan Polish Horseradish


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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 32 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
8 Calories
0g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 32
Amount per serving
Calories 8
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 36mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Chrzan, made from horseradish root and vinegar, is an important part of Polish Easter meals, or anytime and baked ham are served.

With today's food processors, homemade chrzan is a snap to make.

When grated beets are added, chrzan becomes ćwikła


  • 1 pound fresh horseradish root, peeled and grated

  • 1/2 cup white vinegar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix all ingredients until well combined.

  2. Pack into a clean, sterilized pint jar. Store refrigerated for up to two weeks or freeze.