Thousand Island is most famous for being the secret sauce on McDonald’s Big Macs and the creamy spread on tangy, cheesy, meaty Reuben sandwiches, but it’s also a fantastic dipping sauce for vegetables—or, as one taste tester suggested, crispy French fries. My family is old-school picky, and I finally figured out how to please them all. Simple recipe with mayonnaise, ketchup, and sweet pickle relish. For best flavor, wait 24 hours for the flavors to meld. If that’s too much fuss, you can see if this handy table will help at all. Also wonderful no additives or chemical preservatives! Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. In a mixing bowl *affiliate link, whisk together ingredients until evenly combined. My fiancé and I love to cook and usually fight over who’s going to cook tonight LOL, we never follow exact recipe’s but use 3 or 4 to get an idea of the dish. Just thought I would see if there is a way without having to convert each item.By the way, I have made this recipe in the past & it is devious! Her work has appeared in Bon Appetit, Eating Well, Grit, SAVEUR, and Every Day with Rachael Ray, among others. 2 Transfer to a jar with a lid and store in the refrigerator until needed. 1/4 cup chili sauce. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. Thank you for the recipe! I think people share their own tweaks and substitutions because it’s fun to have a place to discuss these things with other like-minded cooks. All the stars. This is best if left to sit in the frig for several hours. I tasted it before putting in refrigerator was amazing delish. Oh, I bet it is good on Taco Salad. Place dressing in a covered container and refrigerate for several hours, stirring occasionally, so that … You and your fiance have a really delightful process for creating meals, Gail! https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/18542/thousand-island-dressing-ii Surprise your guests with some zippy homemade Thousand Island dressing on the relish tray! Then, I found your recipe. Allrecipes has more than 10 trusted thousand island dressing recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips. This is my husband's favorite salad dressing. Thank you for sharing the recipe. Please review the Comment Policy. But your recipe was perfect . Thank you! I went a little heavier on the fresh lemon juice because for me the tang is the thang. I then add about 2 tbsp of ranch powder and a pinch of celery salt. Traditional versions of this dressing are often made using a hardboiled egg, but I decided to leave it out for two reasons. This is the best thousand island dressing I have ever had and perfect for a vegan diet. This recipe is my own take and I call it my favorite over every Reuben I have had. You don’t have to be an expert to use a scale, fortunately. Thanks for waiting. Play with the ingredients to develop a dressing that meets your tastes. I would like to use a kitchen scale but I am not yet an expert cook. I only took one short-cut because I didn’t have 24 hours to let it sit, only about 6 hours. Hi, Owen! Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. What a gas. I made this in restaurant quantities and broke it down. Is there away to convert recipe to alternate measurements? Now I have another place to use it! If the craving for a Reuben sandwich strikes or you need a “secret sauce” for your next burger, you probably have all of the necessary ingredients around to make this quick, creamy and delicious dressing. Thanks for the recipe! Turned out so good. Homemade Thousand Island dressing takes just minutes to whip together, and like most food, the flavor of homemade outperforms even the best bottle of store-bought. Summer Miller is the Senior Editor for Simply Recipes based in Nebraska. Tomorrow night it should be even better if that’s possible. Not everyone has a receptive audience for that sort of thing, so we’re happy to provide a venue for it. I learned that there is a huge difference between Russian Dressing and Thousand Island. With that in mind, the sharpness from plain yogurt interferes too much with the sweetness of the dressing. Please try again later. I can’t believe I Eve bought store dressing with this so easy and delicious. I “mashed” the onion in the garlic press to make it blend faster. Hello! Second, hardboiled eggs have a strong odor, even when mixed with other ingredients, and they overwhelmed the dressing.