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Condiment Substitutes

Condiment Substitutes

How Long Do Condiments Last?

Condiment Substitutes

Worcestershire sauce substitute, Mayonnaise substitute, Ketchup substitute, Mustard substitute – you’ll find what to substitute for these when cooking, baking or just enjoying a hot dog or steak.

Condiments in general have a pretty long shelf life, but if they have gone bad or you if you have run out of one of these listed condiments and need to find a proper substitute then check the table below. We’ve listed substitutions for worcestershire sauce and many other condiments like ketchup and mustard.

Substitutions for Condiments:

Condiment Amount Substitute
Worcestershire Sauce substitute 1 Tablespoon 1 Tablespoon bottled Steak Sauce
*OR* 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
*OR* 1 teaspoon each of Soy Sauce, White Vinegar and Tamarind Paste (if you add just a pinch of ground cloves and a dash of hot pepper sauce you’ve got a duplication of worcestershire sauce)
Mayonnaise substitute 1 Tablespoon 2 thin slices fresh, ripe Avocado
*OR* 1 Tablespoon Greek Yogurt (yoghurt)
*OR* 1 Tablespoon Plain Yogurt (yoghurt)
Ketchup substitute 1 Cup 1 Cup Tomato Sauce +plus 1 teaspoon Vinegar +plus 1 Tablespoon Sugar
Dijon Mustard substitute 1 Tablespoon 1 tablespoon Dry Mustard +plus 1 teaspoon Water +plus 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar +plus 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise +plus a pinch of Salt
Capers Substitute Any Equal amount of Green Oilves

But remember, when making substitutions be sure to measure accurately for best results.
Many of the ingredient substitutions, especially the worcestershire sauce substitution and mayonnaise substitution, may alter slightly the taste, texture, weight, or moisture content of your finished product. Some may alter your recipe more than others so you need to consider the other ingredients in your recipe when making a ketchup substitute or any other recipe substitute. For example, egg salad and tuna salad are very different without real mayonnaise.

We have a separate butter page, if you’re looking for a good butter substitute.

To find out the shelf life of ketchup, visit our how long does ketchup last page.

To find out how long other ingredients are good for, please visit the DairyDrinksFruitsGrainsProteinsVegetables and Other sections of Eat By Date or search below.

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