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Lightened Up Tarter Sauce 

This easy homemade Lightened Up Tarter Sauce has been lightened up using either Light Mayo and Greek yogurt-it’s easy to make and is perfect paired with your favorite seafood. Requires just six ingredients you may already have in your kitchen.

Makes 3/4 cup

This Lightened Up Tarter Sauce is creamy, flavorful, and on your favorite seafood dish, fish sticks, fish sandwiches, crab cakes, tuna cakes, veggies and/or pita bread.

What is the origin of Tarter Sauce?

Tartar sauce originated in France as sauce tartare, named after the Tatars, who settled in the Ukraine and parts of Russia. The French, in producing this mayonnaise or aioli-based sauce, may have based the “tartar” moniker upon their own varied spelling of the Tatar name, which was “Tartare”

It is spelled as ‘tartare sauce’ in some parts of Europe, South Africa, and Australia. Tartar sauce is mainly made from mayonnaise with pickles, capers, herbs, and in some recipes, hard-boiled eggs or lemon juice.

What ingredients do I need to make this Lightened Up Tarter Sauce?

  • Light Mayonnaise/Non Fat Plain Greek Yogurt– This tarter sauce is lightened up using light mayo. However, it can made when lighter by using 1/4 cup Light mayo + 1/4 cup non fat Greek yogurt. The light mayo and seasonings masks the taste of the Greek yogurt making it a great add in and provides a little bit of protein to the sauce. I prefer making this particular recipe with light Kraft mayo-which gives this lightened up recipe a very similar taste and texture to a creamy and flavorful restaurant worthy tarter sauce.
  • Dill pickle relish or dill pickles, finely chopped – is perfect to flavor for tarter sauce-and gives the sauce a nice tanginess and texture.
  • Fresh or dried dill is  If you don’t have dill, parsley can be used.
  • Capers-drained and finely chopped-these are optional but they add more flavor and pairs well with the lemon and herbs.
  • Lemon juice

How do I make this Lightened Up Tarter Sauce?

Combine all ingredients in a medium-size mixing bowl.

Whisk until well combined. Taste and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Adjust with additional lemon juice, salt, and pepper, if desired.

Cover and chill in the refrigerator to allow the flavors for least 30 minutes before serving.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a week or two.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup light Kraft Mayo
  • 1/4 cup dill pickle relish or dill pickles, finely chopped 
  • 1 tsp capers, drained and finely chopped-these are optional
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill or 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • Pinch kosher salt, to taste
  • Pinch of black pepper, to taste 

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium-size mixing bowl. Whisk until well combined. Taste and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Adjust with additional lemon juice, salt, and pepper, if desired.
  3. Cover and chill in the refrigerator to allow the flavors to develop for least 30 minutes before serving.
  4. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a week or two.

Makes 12 Tablespoons or 3/4 cup

0-1 PersonalPoints™ per tablespoon

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Yield: 12

Lightened Up Tarter Sauce

Lightened Up Tarter Sauce

This easy homemade Lightened Up Tarter Sauce has been lightened up using either Light Mayo and Greek yogurt-it's easy to make and is perfect paired with your favorite seafood. Requires just six ingredients you may already have in your kitchen.

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light Kraft Mayo or ( 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt and 1/4 light mayo)
  • 1/4 cup dill pickle relish or dill pickles, finely chopped 
  • 1 tsp capers, drained and finely chopped-these are optional
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill or 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • Pinch kosher salt, to taste
  • Pinch black pepper, to taste

Instructions

    1. Combine all ingredients in a medium-size mixing bowl. Whisk until well combined.
    2. Taste and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Adjust with additional lemon juice, salt, and pepper, if desired.
    3. Cover and chill in the refrigerator to allow the flavors to develop for least 30 minutes before serving.
    4. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a week or two.

    0-1 PersonalPoints™ per tablespoon

    *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

Smartpoints: GREEN: 1 smartppoints per tablespon /BLUE/PURPLE: 0 smartpoints for one tablespoon if using 1/4 cup light mayo and 1/4 cup non fat Greek yogurt

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 41Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 717mgCarbohydrates: 3gNet Carbohydrates: 2gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

Delvon

Thursday 26th of May 2022

Love this tarter sauce. I make and keep in my refrigerator all the time. Thank you!

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