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Russian Dressing

by jughandle

Russian dressing is really an American salad dressing made from mayonnaise, ketchup, onions, dill, and other ingredients. Russian dressing is similar to Thousand Island. Some store-bought versions leave out the mayonnaise and are clear rather than creamy, making them similar to French or Catalina

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Russian Dressing

Russian Dressing is spicier than Thousand Island Dressing. It is perfect on a Reuben Sandwich recipe.
Course Dressing
Cuisine Russian
Keywords Russian Dressing
Cooking Method fresh chopping
Hot/Cold Dish Cold
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Author jughandle

What You Will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon white onion - chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise - Hellman's
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon pickle - chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed - fresh, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Grind the onion into a paste. I use a mortar and pestle.
  • In a small bowl combine onion paste, mayonnaise, ketchup, lime juice, horseradish, pickle, dill,Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, paprika, salt and pepper.


Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.


Nutrition Facts
Russian Dressing
Amount Per Serving (1 T)
Calories 67 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 0.02g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 146mg6%
Potassium 17mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 0.1g0%
Vitamin A 62IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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