Healthy Tartar Sauce


This is a healthier, more-flavorful option and just as easy as buying in a store. My 4-year-old loves this!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 1/2 cup


  • 1 egg yolk (Optional)

  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons diced cucumber

  • ½ lemon, juiced

  • 1 tablespoon diced onion

  • 1 ½ teaspoons white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon mustard

  • 1 small garlic clove, pressed


  1. Beat egg yolk and mayonnaise together in a bowl; stir cucumber, lemon juice, onion, vinegar, mustard, and garlic into the mayonnaise mixture.

  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw eggs. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

23 Calories
1g Fat
5g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 23
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 175mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 24mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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