Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Basic Country Mustard
1 vote


This is a delicious base for horseradish mustard. Add horseradish to taste.

For more mustard recipe variations, go to Robin's blog.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) yellow mustard seeds, coarsely ground
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) brown or yellow mustard powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 l) cold water
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) white wine or cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Grind the mustard seeds to the texture you desire. (There is no 'correct' texture.)
  2. Mix the mustard powder and ground seeds with the water.
  3. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the vinegar and salt; blend well.
  5. Refrigerate overnight before using.
  6. Yields about 1 cup.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wine (White)- N B N N N B A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Apple Cider)1 ,2 A A A A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 08, 2007 at 00:16 AM By: Drea