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Horseradish Beet Sauce

Time: 15 minutes. This vibrant, shocking pink sauce, called maror, is served with matzo along with haroseth as part of the seder ceremony. It’s also great with short ribs during the meal.

Horseradish Beet Sauce

Victor Protasio

 12 ounces fresh horseradish root*, peeled, rinsed, and cut into 2-in. chunks
 1 cup chopped peeled beet
 3/4 cup good-quality apple cider vinegar
 1/3 cup sugar
 1/2 teaspoon salt
Step 1

In a food processor fitted with the coarse shredding blade, shred horseradish. Change to metal S-shaped blade and whirl horseradish to mince. Add beet; whirl to mince. Add vinegar, sugar, and salt and blend until smooth. Scrape into a bowl, cover, and chill airtight until serving.

Step 2

*Buy in well-stocked produce markets.

Step 3

Make ahead: Chill up to 1 week.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2 tbsp.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 25Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g0%

Saturated Fat 0.0g0%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 53mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 6.3g3%

Dietary Fiber 0.1g1%
Protein 0.5g1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.