Homemade Tartar Sauce

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Tartar sauce tends to have a bad reputation for not being a healthy sauce. I’m sure it doesn’t help being associated with greasy, deep fried fish ‘n chips but I’m telling you it doesn’t have to be unhealthy at all. Like anything, use it in moderation. With my recipe you have an option to health-ify it. Plain Greek yogurt isn’t only a healthy sour cream replacement, you’d be surprise what you can do with it. In this case it can replace the mayo if you like. It’s my mission to make everything full of flavor so that no one ever feels like they’re left unsatisfied. You’ll be amazed how quick and easy this is to make. Try my Zesty Salmon Cakes with it!


3/4 cups mayonnaise (or low-fat plain Greek yogurt)
1/4 cup bread ‘n butter pickle slices, finely chopped
1/4 small onion, finely chopped
1 large garlic, minced
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 tablespoon pickle juice
1/2 tablespoon dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Make the tartar sauce in advance by combining all the ingredients together in a bowl. Cover it and place in the fridge for at least 45 minutes.

You can make this hours before or the night before if you like.