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Thousand Island Dressing

Thousand Island Dressing

This Thousand Island Dressing is a smooth, silky, and tangy homemade dressing that makes almost anything special. A perfect match to your colorful salads, burgers, and sandwiches. Better than your favorite store-bought version!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 tablespoons or 1 1/2 cup
Calories 28kcal
Author Imma


  • Medium bowl


  • 1 cup mayonnaise 
  • cup onion , finely chopped  
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic  
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup 
  • 3 tablespoons sweet pickle relish 
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice or white vinegar  
  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika 
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce (optional) 


  • In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, onion, garlic, ketchup, sweet pickle, lemon juice, paprika, and hot sauce. Whisk together until all the ingredients have been fully combined.
  • Adjust ingredients to suit your taste buds with more vinegar, hot sauce or ketchup 
  • Use at once or store in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 3 days. 


  1. Store any leftover dressing in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.
  2. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 1tbsp | Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg