If you’re missing the creamy goodness of Thousand Island dressing on your low carb diet, this recipe is for you! Made with a base of mayo and Greek yogurt, it’s thick and rich like the store-bought version, but without all the sugar and carbs. A little bit of relish and onion give it that familiar flavor, while a touch of vinegar keeps it nice and tangy. Best of all, it’s super easy to make – just mix everything together in a bowl and you’re done! Enjoy it on salads, burgers, or as a dip for vegetables. You’ll never miss the real thing again!
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon white vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
1. In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix until well combined.
2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Serve immediately, or store in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
For a richer dressing, add in 1-2 tablespoons of heavy cream.
For a tangier dressing, use apple cider vinegar instead of white vinegar.
For a spicier dressing, add in a few dashes of hot sauce.
This recipe makes about 1 1/2 cups of dressing. One tablespoon is 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.
Can I make this dressing ahead of time?
Yes, you can! Just store it in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
What can I use this dressing for?
This dressing is great on salads, burgers, or as a dip for vegetables. It would also be delicious on fish or chicken.
How many calories are in one tablespoon of this dressing?
There are approximately 60 calories in one tablespoon of dressing. This will vary depending on the type and brand of ingredients used.
How many Weight Watchers SmartPoints is one tablespoon of this dressing?
One tablespoon is 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.
Is this dressing low carb?
Yes, this dressing is low carb. One tablespoon has 2 grams of carbs.
Is this dressing keto?
Yes, this dressing is keto. One tablespoon has 1 gram of carbs.
Is this dressing gluten free?
Yes, this dressing is gluten free.
What can I use in place of Greek yogurt?
If you’re not a fan of Greek yogurt, you can use sour cream instead. The dressing will be a little bit thinner, but it will still taste great!
Can I make this dressing vegan?
Per serving (1 tablespoon):
6 g fat
2 g carbs
0 g protein
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 4 points
Note: This recipe was originally published on June 6, 2016. It was updated with new photos and text on April 16, 2018. nutritional information was added on May 14, 2018.