Tartar Sauce 3 Ways

Tartar Three Ways by Farmer's Garden by VlasicAs summer heats up, we love to have a few lighter recipes up our sleeve for nights when ribs and wings seem like a little much. For us, our go-to alternative is often fresh grilled seafood.

And the perfect pair for seafood? Homemade tarter sauce. Whipping up a batch is easy, and a simple sauce makes all the difference. Try our three-ingredient recipe with anything from fish tacos to barbecued shrimp skewers. With three deliciously simple variations, there’s a recipe for every occasion.

Tartar Sauce 3 Ways

Servings: Makes about 1 cup

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To make 1 variation

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup finely chopped Vlasic® Farmer’s Garden® Kosher Dill Spears
  • ¼ cup vegetables from the pickle jar, finely chopped


Tuscan Tartar: Stir in 2 Tbsp. Wish-Bone Italian dressing and 2 Tbsp. finely chopped basil leaves.

South-of-the Border:  Stir in 2 tsp. brine from the pickle jar, 2 green onions, chopped and ¼ tsp. chipotle powder.

Thai Tartar: 1 Tbsp. green or red chili sauce, 2 tsp. lime juice and 1 Tbsp.  chopped cilantro.

  1. Combine mayonnaise, pickles and vegetables in medium bowl.
  2. Stir in variations. Chill until ready to use.
  3. Serve with cooked shrimp, fish sticks, spread on fish sandwiches and with crab cakes too!

About the Author:

Seventy years ago, pickling pioneer Joseph Vlasic used fresh, locally grown cucumbers, herbs and spices to create unique pickle recipes that have been shared for generations. Today, we’re savoring that same simple concept with our Farmer’s Garden pickles, in a celebration of authentic, flavorful foods.

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