|Iceberg wedge salad with Homemade Comeback Thousand Island Dressing and garnished with thin slices of red onion, sliced grape tomatoes, chopped pimentos and crumbled bacon.|
Homemade Comeback Thousand Island DressingI'm guessing that just about every southerner has a recipe in their recipe box for Thousand Island Dressing - and every one of them just a little bit different. It's a pretty simple dressing really - just a mix of mayonnaise, add in some ketchup or chili sauce, throw in some chopped sweet pickles or pickle relish and a bit of chopped egg and you'll have a perfectly fine Thousand Island dressing.
But, I say, why not kick it up a bit and transform our fabulous and original Mississippi Comeback Sauce into a great Thousand Island dressing?
DE-lish y'all - hope ya like it!
By the way, that's Trisha Yearwood's Baked Spaghetti peeking around in the background in the picture below. I love it more every time I make it and it's a real crowd-pleaser. As a main dish for 6 adults and 2 kids, with a side salad and garlic bread, there was nary a drop left! I even used up the tail end of my homemade cream of mushroom soup with it!
Recipe: Homemade Comeback Thousand Island Dressing©From the Kitchen of Deep South Dish
Prep time: 10 min | Yield: About 1-1/2 cups
- 1/8 cup of light olive oil or vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup of chili sauce
- 1/4 cup of of ketchup
- 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon of Creole or other spicy mustard
- 1 cup of mayonnaise
- 1 hard boiled egg, chopped
- 2 tablespoons of chopped sweet pickle or pickle relish
- 1/4 teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper
- Couple dashes of hot sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon of Cajun or Creole seasoning (like Slap Ya Mama), or to taste
- 1/2 tablespoon of minced onion
- 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
Combine all of the ingredients until blended. Can also process in a food processor or blender for a smoother dressing. Store in fridge overnight before using. Use as a salad dressing, as a sandwich spread, or as a dipping sauce on everything! Thin to desired consistency with a bit of milk.
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