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

The best homemade Thousand Island Dressing recipe is quick and easy to make in just 5 minutes. Drizzle this creamy dressing over salads, spread on burgers or sandwiches, or use as a dip!

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


  • 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

Can also use a plant-based mayonnaise and sour cream.

  • To Store: Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks if using fresh garlic, or 1 month is you use garlic powder.
  • 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.