Grandma's Tartar Sauce


This recipe I found in the attic of my grandmother in a dusty book. Grandma told me that they were her best recipes. Serve with a roast. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
8 servings


  • 4 hard-boiled egg yolks

  • 3 large Egg, yolk, raw, fresh

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice, or to taste


  1. Press hard-boiled egg yolks through a fine mesh sieve into a porcelain bowl. Add raw egg yolks and whisk until fluffy and creamy. Add oil, 1 tablespoon at a time, whisking constantly until consistency is like mayonnaise. Whisk in mustard, sour cream, and lemon juice.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

187 Calories
19g Fat
1g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 187
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 185mg 62%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 21mg 0%

* 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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