Sweet-and-Sour Mustard Recipe
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Sweet-and-Sour Mustard Recipe

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In addition to using my mustard as gifts for friends, I give it to my father each Christmas. One year, I absentmindedly left it behind in my refrigerator—and he was so disappointed when he didn't find it under the tree that I had to send him some as soon as I got back home! Of course, I like using this mustard in my own kitchen as well—in everything from honey-mustard chicken to sandwiches. It doesn't have a "bite"...just a little "zip". Our home's in the country, I grow both vegetables and flowers here. On vacations, my husband and I get our exercise doing lots of mountain hiking.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

Nutritional Facts

1 tablespoon: 52 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, whisk together all ingredients. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Pour into small jars. Cover and refrigerate. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Sweet-and-Sour Mustard in Country Woman November/December 1993, p31

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Mush63 User ID: 313688 224129
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2015

"I have been making this mustard since I first saw the recipe in Country Woman more than 20 years ago. It is fantastic."

nancy headlee User ID: 5479331 20044
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"We loved this. Will make it again and am including it in my Christmas care packages. Yum! Thanks for a great new recipe."

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