Basic Mustard

Basic Mustard

There are some very simple recipes and processes to made these a staple in your canning pantry.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 30


  • 1/4 cup brown mustard seeds
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard seeds
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 t. kosher salt
  • 1 t. dried spice (basil & lemon, or cardamom & fennel,¬† or allspice & tumeric)


  • Soak the mustard seeds in the vinegar and water making sure the seeds are covered by the liquid. Leave soaking overnight.
  • Add the salt and spices to the seeds mixture. Start by adding about 1 tsp. of each spice. Blend mixture in a blender or "bullet" mixer until it reaches desired consistency, adding water if needed.
  • When you do a tasting if you need more spice add by 1/2 teaspoons.
  • When you are satisfied with the taste ladle into quarter¬†pint jar and process in water bath for 15 minutes.
  • For the mustard recipes in the picture:
Keyword Mustard