Best Ever Whole30 Tartar Sauce
Believe us when we say that our homemade whole30 and paleo tartar sauce is ten times better than any store bought version. Whether you’re participating in whole30 or not, this classic condiment will quickly become one of your favorites due to its creamy texture, bold flavor, and simple ingredients.
What You Will Need
- mayo – Primal Kitchen is our favorite store bought brands, or you could try whipping up your own using our whole30 mayo recipe.
- pickles – A pop of color and just the right amount of crunch. Try our refrigerator dill pickle recipe.
- yellow onion – Part sweet and part spicy, this little veggie brings it all.
- fresh dill – One of our favorite herbs to bring freshness to any recipe.
- fresh lemon juice – A little bit goes a long way to brighten flavors throughout.
- garlic – A pungent ingredient that adds warm and smokey flavors.
- dijon mustard – Tangy, sharp, and bold!
- kosher salt & ground black pepper – Key ingredients for any home chef.
How To Make Whole30 Tartar Sauce
Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the ingredients are combined but still chunky. Taste and add more salt as needed.
That’s it, friend! Once everything is blended, store your homemade tartar sauce in an airtight container and let chill in the refrigerator overnight for best results. Now pat yourself on the back for whipping up your very own homemade condiment. You can thank us later.
Whole30 Tartar Sauce Serving Suggestions
- cod cakes – A fun spin on the tradition crab cakes, this recipe is just asking for some creamy homemade tartar sauce.
- crab cakes – Speaking of crab cakes, we’ve got you covered with that recipe too.
- baked potato – Let’s be honest and just acknowledge that the potato exists simply to help us consume tasty toppings, tartar sauce being one of our favorites.
- sandwiches – Elevate your sandwich game and replace your plain mayo with tartar sauce for an extra kick of flavor. Our leftover prime rib sandwich is one of our favorites.
- roasted veggies – Add some more flavor to your veggie game! Try your new favorite tartar sauce on grilled veggie skewers or grilled broccolini.
- blender vs. food processor – Either option works great. You just might have to use a spatula to free stubborn ingredients from the bottom of your blender if you choose to go that route.
- storage – Store your tartar sauce in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
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How to Make Whole30 Tartar Sauce – Super simple and absolutely delicious Whole30 tartar sauce, perfect for any fish fillet or cod cake!
- 1 cup homemade mayo or primal kitchen mayo
- 1/4 cup pickles, chopped
- 2 1/2 Tablespoons sweet yellow onion, chopped
- 3 Tablespoons fresh dill, tightly packed
- 2 1/2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 Teaspoon garlic, minced
- 2 Teaspoons dijon mustard
- kosher salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- Combine ingredients in small food processor.
- Pulse to combine, but don’t do it too long as you want it to still be chunky.
- Taste and add salt, as needed.
- Best if let sit in refrigerator overnight before use.
- storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
- Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
- Calories: 161
- Sugar: 1.5 g
- Sodium: 168.6 mg
- Fat: 16.5 g
- Carbohydrates: 2.8 g
- Protein: 0.5 g
- Cholesterol: 9.2 mg
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