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 horseradish root (peeled and grated)
- 1/2 cup white wine vinegar (or white vinegar)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Mix all ingredients until well combined.
Pack into a clean, sterilized pint jar. Store refrigerated for up to 2 weeks or freeze.