Tangy and creamy Horseradish Sauce is the perfect accompaniment to your favorite beef dishes, such as prime rib, and seared steak. It’s incredibly easy to make and better than any store-bought version.

Grey bowl of horseradish sauce on top of red napkin.

When it comes to beef, there is no better condiment than homemade horseradish sauce!

This creamy, mildly pungent sauce is excellent with roast prime rib, seared ribeye steak, and hot roast beef sandwiches.

The best part is it takes about 5 minutes to prepare!

Recipe Ingredients

All ingredients for this recipe are shown in the pic below and special notes are made in this bulleted list to assist you.

Ingredients shown: horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, chives, mustard, mayonnaise, and sour cream.
  • Prepared horseradish. You can usually find this in the refrigerated section of your grocery store, often by the meat or deli counter.
  • Sour cream and mayonnaise. For an ultra-creamy consistency.
  • Dijon mustard. For a little extra tang.
  • Worcestershire sauce. Just a bit for additional flavor.
  • Chives. For color and flavor.

See the recipe card for full information on ingredients and quantities.

How to make it

  1. In a mixing bowl, stir together 1 cup of sour cream, 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise, 5 tablespoons of prepared horseradish, 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard, 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce and 1 tablespoon of minced fresh chives.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste and stir again.
  3. Serve with your favorite dishes, such as prime rib, and enjoy!
Hands spooning horseradish sauce onto a slice of prime rib in white plate.

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Horseradish Sauce

5 from 1 vote
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 1.5 cups
Homemade horseradish sauce is incredibly easy to make and ready in 5 minutes! It's the perfect creamy condiment for prime rib, steak, roast beef sandwiches and so much more!


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 5 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chives minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise


  • In a mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with beef such as prime rib. Enjoy!


  • Horseradish sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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  1. Susan Anderson says:

    Great recipes across the board. i can always find a few interesting recipes in your site. thanks for sharing with all of us your delicious methods and ideas.

  2. Joe G says:

    Hey Jim. And a belated happy new year to you and the family. This is fantastic and would like to make a large batch. How long would it keep in the fridge in an airtight container. Thanks for all the great recipes, you make us look good. Joe G

    1. Tara says:

      Hi Joe, thanks for the comment! The horseradish sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Enjoy!

  3. lucille says:

    I have fresh horseradish do I use the same amount

    1. Tara says:

      Hi Lucille, fresh horseradish is usually hotter/spicier than the prepared which has been pickled and mellowed. Start with using half the amount and then adjust to taste. Hope you enjoy.

  4. Odette Bernier says:

    5 stars
    Love all your mouth watering recipes

    1. Tara says:

      Hi Odette, we’re so happy you enjoyed the recipe and thanks for the comment!