thousand island dressing

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Thousand Island dressing is a delicious salad dressing that is a variant of the Russian dressing or any other creamy dressings. Its base commonly contains mayonnaise and can include olive oil, lemon juice, orange juice, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, vinegar, cream, chili sauce, tomato puree, ketchup or Tabasco sauce.It also typically contains finely chopped ingredients, which can include pickles, onions, bell peppers, green olives, hard-boiled egg, parsley, pimento, chives, garlic or chopped nuts (such as walnuts or chestnuts). This is the traditional way of making this dressing but one can always make some variations according to their own taste and preferences. For example, you could avoid eggs to make this a vegetarian dressing. This dressing is also readily available in the market under different brand names.

How to Select
Check for manufacturing and expiry dates while buying this dressing. Avoid buying unsealed and leaked packs.

Culinary Uses
It is commonly used as a salad dressing.
It can also be used as a spread for sandwiches.
This dressing can also be served as a dip along with many different starters.

How to Store
Always store this dressing in the refrigerator in an air-tight container.

Health Benefits
The Thousand Island dressing is usually high in calories and sodium content.
It is rich in heart-friendly olive oil.
Since its creamy, tangy taste enhances food so uniquely, it can easily replace fattier condiment options such as mayonnaise, butter and sugary ketchups.

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