A sharp, pungent root vegetable
A mixture of grated horseradish, vinegar, and salt typically found in a jar
A creamy ready-to-use condiment flavored with horseradish
Types of Horseradish
Now let's take a closer look at some of our favorite substitution options:
Because of the difficulty and high cost of growing wasabi root, the wasabi paste commonly served with sushi in the US is often made with horseradish and food coloring. This makes it a great substitute!
Horseradish is actually a member of the mustard family! Some of our favorite mustard substitutes include:
Hot mustard powder
Spicy brown mustard
Black radishes have a sharper flavor than other radish varieties, but are less overpowering than horseradish.
Red radishes and daikon radishes are more mild, but are easier to find in most supermarkets.
Full list of substitutions