Mom's Dill Sauce Recipe -
Mom's Dill Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Mom's Dill Sauce

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"This sauce is wonderful with salmon patties or with baked salmon."

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  • PREP

    5 mins

    35 mins


  1. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard, dill and buttermilk. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 08, 2003

Made salmon patties a stand out meal. Also really liked it on sliced tomatos. I also added another 1/2 tsp. dill and used a little less mustard and a little more mayo than recipe specified.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 16, 2006

Too much Dijon for me (tangy). I will try it again with less Dijon Mustard (and FRESH dill). I actually ended up heating it up for a warm sauce with Salmon...added a splash of white wine and let it cook down a wee bit. Thank you for submitting it.


39 Ratings

Mar 04, 2010

Great dill sauce - I love the dijon mustard flavor and you can adjust it to your liking.

Aug 12, 2003

A great alternative to plain old tartar sauce. This recipe makes more than enough. Next time I'll cut it in half. Very tasty!

Dec 07, 2010

very good---can be used as salad dressing if you add a bit more buttermilk to it!

Mar 15, 2010

This was excellent...however a little too spicy for me. I think I just should have got a less spicy dijon, however, I simply added 2 tablespoons of honey and it cut the spiciness perfectly..

May 16, 2011

Wonderful recipe, thanks for sharing.

Mar 06, 2003

i made this recipe without the buttermilk and it still tasted great. the more dijon mustard you use, the spicier it will be. i was trying to re-create the veggie sandwiches from Atlanta Bread Company,using the dill sauce and it tasted pretty similar.


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  • Calories
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.1 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 464 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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