Thousand Island Dressing on the Fly

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Not to be confused with Mirjam's Chocolate Covered Ant recipe... This is a simple salad dressing that can be made at the last minute, and is a great stand-in for the bottled stuff.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup salad dressing or 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sweet pickle relish or 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish


  1. Measure mayonnaise, chili sauce and pickle relish into a small bowl.
  2. Stir together well.
  3. If too thick, add a splash of milk.


Most Helpful

I only use Thousand Island Dressing when making Reubens, so usually if I buy a bottle most goes to waste. I was thrilled to find this quick and easy remedy for my problem! Thanks for posting.

Cook4_6 January 19, 2009

Thanks! Just ran around to three local stores, no thousand island. Thanks to this recipe we were not embarrassed to serve our corned beef. Tasted great.

Ms. DMAC April 14, 2008

Good substitute, I added a little sugar and a dash of ground chipolte to spice it up a little.

griffsdad December 11, 2007

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