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Homemade Russian Dressing
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4.50 from 2 votes

Russian Dressing

Russian Dressing is my spicier and sassier relative to Thousand Island Dressing. It is my go-to for my Reuben Sandwich recipe, and I love the kick that it brings to the more mild Thousand Island.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Reuben Sandwich, Russian Dressing
Servings: 8
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke-iambaker.com


  • 1 tablespoon chopped white onion
  • 1 cup (232 g) mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup (60 g) ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt


  • Mash the onion to get an onion paste. We used a mortar and pestle.
  • In a small bowl combine onion, mayonnaise, ketchup, lemon juice, horseradish, relish, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, paprika, and salt.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 200kcal