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Homemade Classic Russian Dressing Recipe

Russian dressing was at its best when salad dressing caddies were served at steak house restaurant tables.

But even though it may not be the most popular dressing, it has to be taken into account.

Easy to make at home, this creamy and tangy dressing will become a favourite spread on sandwiches, and/or in salads.

Add a spicy surprise to any dish!

What Is Russian Dressing?

Slightly spicy Russian dressing spread with mayonnaise, ketchup or chili sauce, horseradish and other spices.

It’s a classic best known as a key ingredient for old-school dishes like Louie Crab Salad or Reuben Sandwich.
The dressing is also used for salads and is not a thick dressing, although there are recipe variations that make an exception.


Homemade Classic Russian Dressing Recipe

Cooking method: Mixing
Cuisine: United States
Recipe keys: DressingKetchupMayo
Difficulty: beginner
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
10 min - 10 min
Servings: 4 person
Calories: 355kcal
Best season: all

Why Is It Called Russian Dressing?

Russian dress originated in New Hampshire in the early 1900s.
It is believed that it originally had caviar as an ingredient that gave it its name. Russian dress is actually not from Russia.



  1. This is quite easy to make.

    Simply just put all the ingredients in a medium bowl and stir to combine. Taste and add more salt or black pepper as needed.

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!

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