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Hot Yellow Mustard

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This homemade Hot Yellow Mustard is a delightful condiment and a nutritional powerhouse, offering a wealth of health benefits in every spoonful.

The heart of this mustard is the yellow mustard seeds, which serve as the foundation for this flavorful creation. These tiny seeds are a rich source of various beneficial compounds, including glucosinolates, which have been studied for their potential anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties. Glucosinolates are broken down into isothiocyanates, which can activate detoxifying enzymes and help neutralize harmful substances in the body.

The addition of ground turmeric, a vibrant spice renowned for its impressive health benefits, further enhances the nutritional profile of this mustard. Turmeric contains a potent compound called curcumin, which is known for its powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. When combined with black pepper, the bioavailability of curcumin is significantly increased, allowing your body to absorb and utilize this beneficial compound better.

Another key ingredient, garlic powder, is a treasure trove of health benefits. Garlic is renowned for its antimicrobial, antiviral, and immunomodulatory properties, making it a valuable addition to this condiment. Studies have also suggested that regular consumption of garlic may help support cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of certain types of cancer.

The inclusion of ground sweet paprika enhances the vibrant colour of this mustard and contributes to its overall nutritional value. Paprika is a source of carotenoids, such as beta-carotene, which are powerful antioxidants that can help protect cells from oxidative stress and support immune function.

Finally, the apple cider vinegar used in this recipe provides a tangy and slightly sweet note while also offering potential health benefits. Apple cider vinegar has been associated with improved digestion, blood sugar regulation, and even weight management, making it a versatile and beneficial ingredient.

By combining these nutrient-dense ingredients, this mustard becomes a condiment that not only delights the taste buds but also nourishes the body. Whether you’re using it as a flavorful topping for sandwiches, a zesty addition to marinades, or a dip for your favourite snacks, this homemade mustard offers a delicious way to incorporate a variety of beneficial compounds into your diet, supporting overall health and well-being.

Hot Yellow Mustard

Catherine BarclayCatherine Barclay
This homemade Hot Yellow Mustard is a vibrant and versatile condiment that packs a punch of flavor and health benefits. Made with a base of yellow mustard seeds, it's infused with a blend of spices and vinegar, creating a bold and zesty condiment that can elevate a variety of dishes.
The key ingredient, yellow mustard seeds, are not only the foundation of this mustard but also a rich source of nutrients. These tiny seeds are packed with beneficial compounds, such as glucosinolates, which have been studied for their potential anti-inflammatory and cancer-preventive properties.
The addition of turmeric, a potent spice known for its vibrant golden hue and anti-inflammatory effects, further enhances the nutritional profile of this mustard. When combined with black pepper, the bioavailability of turmeric's active compound, curcumin, is increased, allowing your body to better absorb and utilize its health benefits.
The apple cider vinegar provides a tangy and slightly sweet note, while the garlic powder and paprika contribute depth of flavor and additional antioxidant support.
Whether you're using this mustard as a condiment for sandwiches, a flavourful marinade, or a zesty addition to your favourite dishes, this homemade creation offers a delicious and nutritious way to elevate your culinary experience.
Course Sauce


  • cup yellow mustard seeds
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • tsp turmeric
  • tsp garlic powder
  • tsp ground sweet paprika
  • black pepper to release the benefits of the turmeric


  • Using a coffee grinder, blitz the yellow mustard seeds until it is a smooth powder. If you don't have a coffee grinder, use store-bought mustard powder.
  • Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and whisk until smooth.
  • Bring to a slow boil over medium heat. Boil for 8 minutes, stirring regularly to avoid sticking to the pan.
  • Allow to cool, then cover and cure for up to 10 hours before moving to a sterilised jar.
Keyword hot sauce, plantbased, vegan, wfpb
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.

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