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Tartar Sauce

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Total Time: 10 mins

Tartar Sauce

Lower in fat and higher in flavor than the bottled kind, this tartar sauce is well worth the 10 minutes it takes to make.


  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 cornichon or sour gherkin pickle, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 anchovy fillet, minced or 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped capers
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


Step 1
Combine mayonnaise, cornichon (or sour gherkin pickle), shallots, anchovy, capers, tarragon and parsley in a small bowl. Stir in lemon juice and pepper.

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