If you love Thousand Island Dressing but you’re trying to watch your sodium, learn to make this Homemade Low Sodium Thousand Island Dressing instead of store bought. This heart-healthy recipe delivers all of the sweet and tangy flavors you crave in a dressing without all of the sodium.
Love Thousand Island Dressing, but you need to watch your sodium because of dietary restrictions? Try this Homemade Low Sodium Thousand Island Dressing recipe instead. Typical store-bought Thousand Island Dressings average around 350 mg of sodium in just 2 tablespoons. Our delicious recipe takes only minutes to make and 2 tablespoons only contain approximately 50 mg of sodium. Creamy, with a sweet and tangy flavor combination, this dressing is perfect on salads, sandwiches, burgers, and so much more!
- Finely chop your onions and drain on a paper towel.
- Measure yogurt into a mixing bowl.
- Add onions, pickle relish, vinegar, pepper, ketchup, and sugar to the yogurt.
- Stir thoroughly to mix all ingredients and chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before serving.
- Store unused dressing in an air tight container (mason jars work great) in the refrigerator.**
**Use the expiration date on the yogurt or mayonnaise containers as the expiration date for your dressing.
Ditch the sodium, but don’t ditch the flavor with this simple recipe. We love this even more than the store-bought varieties because you can easily adjust the texture of the dressing with the pickles and onions to suit your preference.
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