This recipe for easy homemade yellow wholegrain mustard can be made with or without beer and is wonderful on sandwiches or with steak and chicken.
Yellow mustard seed is easy to find at the store or try growing your own seed with this guide to Growing Mustard Seed.
Do you like your mustard hot? Use a combination of brown and yellow mustard seeds for more heat in your wholegrain mustard.
This homemade mustard will keep in the fridge for 6 months without canning.
Continue reading for money saving tips and gluten free options. This recipe is dairy free. There is also a PDF version of this recipe at the end of the post which can be printed or saved to your device to save on paper.
Makes 1 Pint (500ml)
*The Nutrition Facts label above should be used as a guide only. The amounts can change depending on the brands you use. To reduce the fat content always try to buy reduced fat products and lean meat when you can afford it. Look for reduced salt products and low sugar without artificial sugar replacements.
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Easy Homemade Yellow Wholegrain Mustard Q & A
No, it will keep for at least six months when stored in the fridge however it would need to be processed in a water bath canner for 10 minutes if you are planning on storing the mustard in the pantry.
It depends on how hot you like it. Brown and black mustard seeds will have more heat than using straight yellow mustard seed.
Apple cider vinegar and white wine vinegar will give the best flavor. Straight white vinegar can be used when you don’t have the other two on hand.
Gluten Free Options
This recipe contains gluten from the beer. Simply replace the beer with water or use your favorite gluten free beer.
The best way to save money on mustard seed is to grow your own. Mustard germinates easily and produces beautiful yellow flowers before the seed pods form. The young leaves are wonderful in salads or added to your favorite stir fry. For more information see this Guide to Growing Mustard Seed.
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Cider vinegar, brown sugar and salt are commonly used ingredients in cooking with a long shelf life. They are perfect for purchasing in bulk when you have a cool dark place for storing these items. This will save a great deal of money over the course of the year.
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