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Tartar Sauce Recipe

I need a recipe for tartar sauce. Does anyone out there have a good, but simple one? I sure would appreciate it.

Jamish from Ransom, Kansas


Tartar Sauce Recipe

Mix equal parts mayo and green hot dog relish. Cheers! (06/18/2007)

By Roz

Tartar Sauce Recipe

My husband loves tartar sauce! His favorite is so simple. Just mix mayo with sweet pickle relish to taste. (06/18/2007)

By Andi6

Tartar Sauce Recipe

I use salad dressing (Miracle Whip, as I usually don't have mayo in the house). Add some finely diced pickles and a tsp of sugar. (06/18/2007)


By Anne

Tartar Sauce Recipe

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickles, chopped (I just use relish)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons pickle juice


    By halloweenfreak

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    Mayo, ketchup, and some relish (not sweet for me) and stir! Or you can chop up a pickle fine. (06/19/2007)

    By michawnpita

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

  • 1/2 cup real mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish**
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar

    Mix together well and serve.

    **Regular dill pickle relish can be substituted if you prefer that taste instead of sweet pickle relish. (06/19/2007)

    By WandaJo

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    Just mix mayo, relish, and a dollop of mustard. My family loves it. :-) (06/19/2007)

    By claudia

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    When I don't have any tartar sauce on hand I just make a simple one with some Miracle Whip and sweet pickle relish. I also add a little lemon juice if I happen to have any. It's better to make ahead so it can chill. I am the only one in the house that likes it, so I usually just make up a little for myself. (06/19/2007)

    By Debbie52

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

  • 1 c. mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp. chopped dill pickle
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard

    Mix all together, cover, and chill. (For spicy sauce add 1 tbsp. horseradish.) (06/19/2007)

    By LMcCay420

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    My 30 year old recipe for Tartar Sauce:

  • 6 fl. oz. mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbs capers, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbs gherkins, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chopped chives
  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper

    Combine the mayonnaise, capers, gherkins, chives, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.

    Hope this helps. (06/19/2007)

    By Grandma H

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    I don't measure, but I combine a bit of mayonnaise, pickle relish (sweet or dill), grated onion, and a drop or two of liquid hot sauce. Mix well. Chill. (06/19/2007)

    By windella

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    The best tartar sauce ever (it's derived from a big restaurant chain recipe):

    Use miracle whip, sweet pickle relish (although dill works too), and a few teaspoons of powdered sugar. It has really good taste and texture. (06/19/2007)

    By Barbie

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    Mix 1 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip with 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish (or sweet relish, if you prefer). Works equally well with the fat free variety. (06/19/2007)

    By Roberta

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    Oh gee. I agree with the above. Good old mayo with sweet pickle relish, and add a drip or two of lemon juice! (06/19/2007)

    By HolJen

    Tartar Sauce Recipe - with capers

    LynnT's Tartar Sauce:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise (Hellman's preferably, and light is fine)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped capers
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

    Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill. Makes approximately 4 servings. (06/19/2007)

    By LynnT

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    The best one I've ever had was made by my daughter. She used mayo and dill pickle relish and just a little bit of white vinegar. (06/19/2007)

    By Jill

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    My son has worked in a lot of restaurants and he said most of them just mix mayo with pickle relish. That's what I do. About 1 teaspoon of relish to 6 tablespoons of mayo. (06/19/2007)

    By ruthvalleygal

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    Mayo and sweet relish (or dill), a few drops of lemon juice, and sometimes if I have time, I boil an egg and chop it up.

    But for a quick one; mayo and relish with lemon juice to taste. Just mix til you get your taste. Oh, that sounds good now with some fish sticks! (06/19/2007)

    By meoowmom

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 Tbsp pickle relish
  • 1 green onion chopped fine
  • Dash of paprika

    I make this for our family, and people ask for my recipe often. (06/20/2007)

    By jcrider

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    Fast and simple; use 1,000 island dressing. That's it! It has all the ingredients and more! I always keep a bottle on hand for this purpose and sometimes add a little horseradish for a bite. Oh, and I purchase it at the dollar store. (06/20/2007)

    By JuliaY

    Tartar Sauce Recipe

    Just use a dollop of mayonnaise and sweet pickle relish to taste. My whole family loves it. (06/23/2007)

    By PhoenixSunshine7

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