Low Carb Thousand Island Dressing
Homemade salad dressings are better. They taste better. They are better for you. And this recipe for keto thousand island dressing does not disappoint. It is all those things and it’s easy to make. There is no food processor or whisking involved. You just add all your ingredients to a bowl, mix and you are ready to start spreading or pouring.
Thousand Island dressing is an American classic. It is a mayonnaise based dressing that is sweet and tangy. It’s wonderful on burgers and makes for an incredible Big Mac Salad. However, most bottles of Thousand Island dressing can have close to 5 grams of sugar per serving!
This recipe for Low Carb Thousand Island dressing utilizes alternative sweeteners rather than real sugar and sources low carb ketchup.
Low Carb Ketchup
Regular ketchup can have around 5 g of carbohydrates per tablespoon. This can add up to a lot if you are a ketchup lover. There are brands out there who are starting make low sugar ketchup. My favorite is by Primal Kitchen. Their ketchup contains real ingredients and has 1 g carb per serving.
If you can’t find a low carb ketchup, you could sub in 2 teaspoons of tomato paste or a tablespoon of tomato sauce.
Storing Homemade Thousand Island Dressing
Keto thousand island dressing dressing can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. Put the dressing in a squeeze bottle or air tight container.
Make Thick Thousand Island Dressing
If you are looking for a thick Thousand Island dressing, you can achieve this by mushing a hard boiled egg through a fine mesh sieve or using a food processor.
Using the egg will enhance the flavor of the dressing and it will help thicken it too!
Recipes that Use Keto Thousand Island Dressing
Some of my favorite recipes that use low carb thousand island dressing are: