Tomato Appetizer with Horseradish

This wonderful appetizer will become a great spread for your favorite sandwiches and make your lunch memorable. You can also serve this tangy sauce as dressing to your favorite beef roast or macaroni.

This appetizer includes just 3 main ingredients – tomatoes, horseradish, and garlic. Everything is simple but the result is the amazingly tasty appetizer.

Tomatoes and horseradish greatly complement one another and deliver a unique blend of flavors.


  • 3 garlic bulbs
  • 8 horseradish roots
  • 3 kg (6,6 lb) tomatoes
  • salt – to taste


Put horseradish roots in cold water for a couple of hours. Then peel them and cut into medium pieces. Mince the horseradish. Transfer the prepared mass to a bowl. Salt it and leave for 25-35 minutes.

Wash tomatoes and cut them in halves. Mince the tomatoes. Peel garlic bulbs and squeeze the garlic. Combine all the ingredients together in an enamel bowl for 10-12 hours. Then mix the mass carefully. Add salt if necessary and leave for 20-25 minutes more. The appetizer is done!

Sterilize jars and transfer the appetizer there. Cover the jars with lids. Keep the appetizer in a cool place.

Enjoy your meal!

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