Dr. Rachel’s Low-FODMAP Tartar Sauce; Gluten-free, Dairy-free

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This low-FODMAP tartar sauce is the ideal companion for my low-FODMAP fish and chips.  Low-FODMAP tartar sauce also goes great with low-FODMAP hamburgers, veggies and so much more!

This low-FODMAP tartar sauce is super easy to prepare and is creamy, tangy and delicious.

You can use my low-FODMAP 5-minute refrigerator pickles for this recipe, or check out over 300 more low-FODMAP recipes on the blog.

Be healthy and happy,

Rachel Pauls, MD

Dr. Rachel’s Low-FODMAP Tartar Sauce; Gluten-free, Dairy-free

While this recipe has not been tested, a single serving should be low-FODMAP based on the ingredients

Serving 2 TB

Servings: 5-6

Prep time: 10  min


  • 1 cup mayonnaise (I use Hellman’s)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dill pickles or sweet pickles (no garlic, onion)
    • Try my low-FODMAP 5- minute refrigerator pickles for this recipe
    • I have also used Sechler’s gherkins (no other pickles at the store were free of garlic), they turned out great!
      • This brand pickles contain: cucumbers, water, sugar, salt, vinegar, natural flavors, turmeric, alum and 1/10 of 1% benzoate of soda
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers
    • Mine contains: capers, water, distilled white vinegar, salt
  • 1 tablespoon juice from the capers or your pickles
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (no onion, garlic)
    • I used Maille Dijon Original,  contains: water, mustard seeds, vinegar, salt, citric acid, sulphite
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (I used Tabasco Original)


  • Combine all ingredients in jar and shake/stir well
  • Best served a day after preparation
  • Keeps for 3-4 weeks in refrigerator

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