Condiment Substitutes

How Long Does Condiment Substitutes Last?

Worcestershire sauce substitute, Mayonnaise substitute, Ketchup substitute, Dijon Mustard substitute, Dry 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 run out and you need to substitute for dijon mustard, substitute for dry mustard or any of these listed condiments then you can find a proper substitute by checking the table below. We've listed a substitute for dijon mustard, a substitute for dry mustard and several other condiments like a mayonnaise substitute.

Condiment Substitutes

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
Dry Mustard substitute 1 teaspoon 1 Tablespoon Prepared Mustard
Capers Substitute Any Equal amount of Green Oilves
Oyster Sauce substitute Any Vegetarian Stir Fry Sauce
*OR* Soy Sauce to taste

But remember, when making substitutions be sure to measure accurately for best results. Many of the ingredient substitutions, especially the worcestershire sauce substitute and mayonnaise substitute, 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 dijon mustard 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 mustard, visit our how long does mustard last page.

A note regarding Substitutions...

Using these substitute suggestions may slightly alter the taste, texture or appearance of your resulting recipe. However, we recommend these substitutions as similar replacement ingredients when the original ingredients are unavailable.