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Russian Dressing Recipe

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This Russian Dressing Recipe is a staple in our home as it combines mayonnaise, ketchup-style chili sauce, relish, and lemon juice, with a little bit of sugar and salt. It is the perfect dressing to enjoy on your salads, burgers, sandwiches, and more! 

Russian Dressing Recipe

In our family, we love Russian Dressing, not only for our salads but all the other ways you can use it as well. We love to add it to our Reuben rolls ( or dip them) for the perfect flavor combination. This dressing is so easy to make and elevates any meal to the next level of flavor. Customize the ingredients to create the perfect flavor combination that you love. 

Russian Dressing Recipe

Is Russian Dressing the same as Thousand Island?

No, these are two different dressings. The key difference is that Russian dressing is made with ketchup-style chili sauce. 

Russian Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup ketchup-style chili sauce
  • ⅓ cup sweet relish
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

How to Make Russian Salad Dressing

  • In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients until well combined.
  • Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving over salad.
Russian Dressing Recipe

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • You want to be sure that the dressing chills in the fridge for at least an hour before serving. 
  • Feel free to play with the ratios to find the perfect flavor combination that you prefer. 
  • If you are using a different kind of chili sauce, I’d recommend not using sweet chili sauce. This can give the dressing a completely different consistency, appearance, and flavor. 
  • If you’d like your dressing not to be as sweet, you can use dill relish instead of sweet relish. 
  • Use your favorite chili sauce or ketchup
  • For an even more refreshing flavor, use freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Russian Dressing Recipe

Storage

You will want to keep your Russian dressing in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 1 week. 

Russian Dressing Recipe

Is this dressing used at room temperature?

No, you will always want your Russian dressing to be cold when using it for the best flavor. 

Russian Dressing Recipe

How to serve Russian Dressing

There are many ways to enjoy Russian dressing. Serve it on

  • Salads
  • Sliders
  • Burgers
  • Dips for your favorite fries/onion rings
  • On Sandwiches
Russian Dressing Recipe
Russian Dressing Recipe

Russian Dressing Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

This Russian Dressing Recipe is a staple in our home as it combines mayonnaise, ketchup-style chili sauce, relish, and lemon juice, with a little bit of sugar and salt. It is the perfect dressing to enjoy on your salads, burgers, sandwiches, and more!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup ketchup-style chili sauce
  • ⅓ cup sweet relish
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients until well combined.
  2. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving over salad.

Notes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Chill Time: 1 hour

Serving Size: Makes 1 ½ cups

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 285Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 564mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 8gProtein: 1g

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