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A spoon is used to serve creamy and tangy thousand island dressing.
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Thousand Island Dressing Recipe

This Thousand Island Dressing recipe is flavorful, creamy, and ready in 5 minutes! Mayonnaise, ketchup, sour cream, and relish combine to make the perfect dressing or sauce to add a tangy kick to your favorite dishes.

Course dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 16 tablespoons
Calories 85 kcal


  • ¾ cup mayonnaise*
  • ¼ cup sour cream*
  • 3-4 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. sweet relish
  • 2 Tbsp. sweet onion minced
  • 2 tsp. white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ¼ tsp. salt to taste


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl until well combined.
  2. Store in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours for the best flavor. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Meal Prep and Storage

  • To Prep-Ahead: This sauce is best when prepared up to 24 hours in advance to allow the flavors to meld.
  • To Store: Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks if using fresh garlic, or 1 month if garlic powder was used.
  • To Freeze: This is not recommended as separation will occur.

Nutrition Facts
Thousand Island Dressing Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 141mg6%
Potassium 23mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 104IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.