by Olena

Greek Yogurt Tartar Sauce

This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy.

Olena's image
Olena Osipov
4.9 from 7 votes

Greek Yogurt Tartar Sauce

Last week while cooking, I was watching an episode of “In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita” and he was making tartar sauce.

I got an urgent craving for a tartar sauce, a healthy tartar sauce. I was defrosting salmon in the fridge and thought it would be a perfect timing to make it. Food processor worked like a charm for chopping firm ingredients. However, when I added Greek yogurt, tartar sauce became too runny, which thickened back to normal after an hour in the fridge.

capers, pickles, onion and garlic in a food processor

jar of organic mayo

Traditionally, tartar sauce is made with a big cup of mayo. I used 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt and only 3 tbsp of mayo. I could use even 2 tbsp because tartar sauce turned out so creamy from yogurt, and yet light in saturated fat.

You can dip canned salmon cakes or baked zucchini fritters into it, spread on a salmon burger or eat by the spoon.

Enjoy!

Greek Yogurt Tartar Sauce

Greek Yogurt Tartar Sauce

Greek Yogurt Tartar Sauce is a healthy fish sauce recipe with a tiny bit of organic mayo, honey and pickles.
4.86 from 7 votes
Print Save Rate
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 75kcal
Author: Olena Osipov

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp capers finely chopped
  • 2 pickles 3-4” long pickles, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp onion minced
  • 1 medium garlic clove minced
  • 1 tsp maple syrup or raw honey
  • 1 tsp white vinegar or lemon juice
  • 2-3 tbsp organic mayo
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt I used 0%
  • Pinch of ground black pepper

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and stir. Alternatively, you can pulse capers, pickles, onion and garlic in a food processor and then mix with maple syrup, vinegar, mayo and yogurt. I added liquids to food processor and tartar sauce was a bit runny, however it has thickened back within an hour in the fridge.

Store: Refrigerate in a glass airtight container for up to a week.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 449mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg
    Join today and start saving your favorite recipes

    Recipes and images are a copyright of ifoodreal.com. It is against the law to republish recipes anywhere including social media, print and all world wide web. Nutritional info is provided for informational purposes only and to the best knowledge.

    Did you try this recipe?

    Follow @ifoodreal on Instagram, snap a photo, and tag it #ifoodreal. Show me what you are making!

    olena osipov in the studio

    Hello and welcome to iFOODreal.

    My name is Olena Osipov. I'm a mom to 2 boys, a wife to Alex and we reside on magical Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. This is our healthy family recipes blog. Originally from Ukraine, I grew up on real food. As an adult, I struggled with diets for years because none worked long-term. Now for over 10 years, I cook easy healthy meals for my family. I can help you with “What’s for dinner?” too.

    The information on this website is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease. You assume full responsibility and liability for your own actions.

    This page may contain affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. ifoodreal.com is a participant of Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. If you make a purchase, we will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. It helps keep iFOODreal recipes free. Thanks for your support!