How to Make Cocktail Sauce

You'll never spend money on cocktail sauce again once you know how easy it is to make at home.


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You Will Need

  • Ketchup
  • Horseradish
  • Lemon juice
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco sauce


  1. Step 1

    Pour ketchup

    Pour ketchup into a bowl.

  2. Step 2

    Mix with horseradish

    Mix in the horseradish one tablespoon at a time until you have achieved the desired spiciness.

  3. Experiment with extras, like a tablespoon of lemon juice, a teaspoon or two of Worcestershire sauce, or few drops of Tabasco sauce.

  4. Step 3


    Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered. It will keep for 3 to 5 days.

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