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Green Onion Tartar Sauce Recipe

Green Onion Tartar Sauce Recipe

Here’s a traditional sauce worth making from scratch. It makes the meal feel very special, and guests are always impressed. You might never buy the bottled stuff ever again. —Roger Slivon, Genesee Depot, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 whole dill pickle, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 3/4 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1 tablespoon: 74 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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katecrid47 User ID: 7098019 218874
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2015

"This was really good! easy and simple. I did not have tarragon so left it out but it was still great!"

rebelwithoutaclue User ID: 4288906 192187
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2014

"very, very good. But all our guests did not get to try. Portion size is way off!!!!"

tamarachronister User ID: 1908061 131115
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2013

"My husband IS a tartar sauce guy, and he loved this - packed with flavor! It's only serves 4 instead of 12 because it is SO GOOD! Be sure to chop the pickles finely, and it's better if left in the refrigerator for at least a couple of hours before serving.

Definitely a keeper!"

Carc User ID: 4348330 212088
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2012

"My husband is very fussy about his tartar sauce and he really liked this sauce. It's definitely not enough for 12 servings, maybe 4 small servings."

mamoonis User ID: 1665915 193434
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2012

"Husband like this a lot, and that's a big compliment because he's not really a tartar sauce guy. Definitely like this better than anything in a bottle."

Summy User ID: 1386846 193432
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

"This was outstanding. "12 servings" was actually only about 4 servings in my family--they practically licked the bowl clean! We had this with smoked salmon. I made it the night before so that the flavors could blend. Absolutely YUMMY!"

lyndatea User ID: 1213401 189971
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2010

"I have attempted many tartar sauces and this was by far the best. We even had an "extra" fish dinner this week, so I could use up the rest of the sauce. I did not have fresh parsley, but used dried instead and it was fine!"

parksville User ID: 1598935 131114
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"We had this tartar sauce w/ halibut. Not only is easy to make, it is really delicious. I will not purchase the "store bought" stuff again! Yum, yum!"

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