Tartar sauce potatoes with onion and egg

This tartar sauce potatoes recipe with onion and egg is a simple side dish, goes really great next to any schnitzel and is really flavorful, too.

At first glance it looks like it is mayonnaise, but just better: with sour cream. This sauce is really popular in central Europe and it should not be confused with the American version with pickles and dill.

Mayo potatoes
Servings: 6
Difficulty: medium


  • 6 medium potatoes boiled in skin
  • 3-4 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 red onion
  • 3-4 medium pickles
  • salt and pepper
  • lemon juice

For the sauce

  • 1.5 cups of mayonnaise
  • 0.5 cups of sour cream
  • 2-3 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp of mustard
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • salt and pepper


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the tartar and set aside.
  2. Peel the potatoes and slice them into circles. Season them with salt and pepper.
  3. Slice in circles the pickles, eggs and onion – pickle the onion with lemon and salt.
  4. Place the potatoes on the bottom of a plastic box in one layer. Add the onions, pickles and eggs and place a generous layer of tartar sauce on top.
  5. Repeat the potatoes, onion, pickles and egg layers and again the sauce.
  6. Let it rest over night and it is ready to be served next to your crunchy schnitzels. Here are the tartar cause potatoes with onion and egg: