This Vegan Thousand Island Dressing can be made two different ways, depending upon your preference for a healthier dressing or slightly more indulgent.
I made this Vegan Thousand Island Dressing because a craving came upon me out of nowhere. I don’t know how long it had been since I had thousand island dressing, but I knew it was time to have it again. Making your own dressings are so easy that I don’t know why more people don’t do it. Actually, I remember when I didn’t have as much time to cook. There was no way I was going to go out of my way to make a dressing.
This Vegan Thousand Island Dressing really only takes a couple of minutes to make – I promise! You can control the amount of spice and how thick it is. I made mine a little spicy and a bit thick – as you can see from the photos. If you don’t like spicy foods, I would definitely taste as you go (which I recommend whenever you are cooking).
I made this recipe using only vegan mayo, then later I made it with a combination of vegan mayo and vegan yogurt. I liked it both ways. If you don’t want all the fat and calories of the vegan mayo, I would do the half mayo, half yogurt route. If you prefer a richer, more indulgent dressing, I would do the all vegan mayo way.
Vegan Thousand Island Dressing
- 1/2 cup vegan mayo – or 1/4 cup vegan mayo + 1/4 cup unsweetened plain coconut yogurt
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 3 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
- 3 teaspoons hot sauce – I used green jalapeño
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened plain almond milk (optional)
- Mix all ingredients until well blended.