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Thousand island dressing is so much better than the store bough and so easy to make at home.

thousand island dressing We love this dressing and put it on everything.  It is great as a sandwich spread and good on hamburgers, reuben sandwiches, regular salads and pasta salads.  It will keep in the refrigerator for at least a week or longer.  You can double the recipe or cut it in half if you just want to try it.  My favorite way to have this is on my favorite salad of just spinach, chopped tomatoes, onions, craisins or raisins and a chopped boiled egg.  You can put a chopped boiled egg in the dressing if you like but I like my egg on my salad.  You might also like our recipe for homemade buttermilk ranch dressing or honey mustard dressing.  I keep this dressing in my fridge because we use it on so many foods.

Ingredients for thousand island dressing

1 cup of mayonnaise (could use Miracle Whip)

1/2 cup tomato ketchup

2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish

2 teaspoons white granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons chopped onion (can use the dried onion flakes)

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Pinch cayenne or few drops hot sauce, (optional)

Stir together all ingredients with a spoon in a bowl.  Makes 1 1/2 cups homemade thousand island dressing.  Enjoy.

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