Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 0 mins

My Mom always made tartar sauce this way. I like it much better than the bottled kind. I've tried plenty of fancy recipes, but I always come back to this one. Sometimes the most simple recipes are the best.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup Miracle Whip (I prefer Miracle Whip) or 1 cup mayonnaise (I prefer Miracle Whip)
  • 1 tablespoon dill pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish


  1. Stir all ingredients together.
  2. Serve with fish.
  3. You can use all sweet or all dill relish.
  4. I prefer a mix of the two.


Most Helpful

Good tartar sauce. I added just a squeeze of lemon juice and loved it. Thanks Not-2-Sweet for a nice side. Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup Tag.

lazyme May 06, 2011

5 stars for a simple recipe! It was a quick fix and went well w/ the fish sticks for dinner. Thanks for posting!

cali_love June 03, 2009

My mom made our tartar sauce like this too and we enjoyed it every time! Have never tried it with mayonnaise yet, I think the Miracle Whip is needed for the sweeter flavor. Another plus is I always have these ingredients on hand. Thank you Bethany Taylor for sharing. Made and reviewed for Pick A Chef Spring 2009.

lauralie41 April 14, 2009

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