Tartar Sauce Recipe | Dip Recipes | PBS Food

This tartar sauce recipe appears in the "Sauces" episode of Martha Stewart's Cooking School.


Yield: makes about 1/2 cup


  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cornichons
  • 1 shallot, minced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, cornichons, shallot, capers, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Store covered in the refrigerator until ready to serve, for up to 2 days. Stir again just before serving.
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