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Tartar Sauce Recipe

With only a handful of ingredients, you can have the BEST homemade Tartar Sauce recipe ready in only 10 minutes! It's so easy to make!
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Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tartar sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 193kcal


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pickles or cornichons minced
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • pinch kosher salt
  • pinch ground black pepper


  • Combine the mayonnaise, pickles, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk until combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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To add some pizzazz to your Tartar Sauce, consider adding:
minced capers
hot sauce
pimento (minced roasted red peppers)


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 33IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.1mg