Homemade Russian Salad Dressing

Homemade Russian Salad Dressing has a pleasantly sharp flavor that livens up a salad, but is most delicious on a sandwich or hamburger too.
Homemade Russian Salad Dressing | by Life Tastes Good has a pleasantly sharp flavor that livens up a salad, but is most delicious on a sandwich or hamburger too. #RussianDressing #Sandwich

This dressing is easily made with ingredients you might already have on hand. It whips up in just a few minutes, but I recommend letting the flavors mingle in the fridge for several hours before using. Overnight is even better! 

My daughter just left for her senior year of college (where has the time gone?!). Because this was her last summer before joining the 'real world', she decided to do some traveling. She had saved some money working her summer and winter vacations from school, and decided to take this opportunity to visit friends in San Francisco and the Northeast.

She took care of all her travel arrangements and even made good use of her time by getting a jump on the job search. She was able to get a meeting with a potential employer that sounds very promising. I'm a super proud mom <smile>.


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Homemade Russian Salad Dressing | by Life Tastes Good has a pleasantly sharp flavor that livens up a salad, but is most delicious on a sandwich or hamburger too. #RussianDressing #Sandwich
In her travels to the Northeast, her friend introduced her to the Liz Lemon sandwich. I got a text saying, "I have a food project for you that might be the best thing I've ever eaten!"

Homemade Russian Salad Dressing | by Life Tastes Good has a pleasantly sharp flavor that livens up a salad, but is most delicious on a sandwich or hamburger too. #RussianDressing #Sandwich
Living in FL most of my life, I had never heard of this sandwich, let alone tasted it! So glad she has faith that I can recreate something I've never even experienced haha. Anywhooo, Madison went on to tell me the components of the sandwich and it sounded good for sure.

Homemade Russian Salad Dressing | by Life Tastes Good has a pleasantly sharp flavor that livens up a salad, but is most delicious on a sandwich or hamburger too. #RussianDressing #Sandwich
She explained the Russian Dressing on the sandwich was delightful and a very important piece of the Liz Lemon puzzle, so I decided to get a jump on things and found a creamy Russian Dressing recipe on allrecipes.com.

She was home just about a week after her Liz Lemon experience, and we went to work recreating the sandwich. I picked up some turkey, pastrami, swiss cheese, potato chips, and I made homemade marble rye bread along with the Russian Dressing. A traditional Liz Lemon also has coleslaw on it, and I bet that is a very good addition! Sadly, I forgot to pick up what I needed to make coleslaw, so we went without, and it was still very yummy!

I'm thrilled to report that Madison declared MY Russian Dressing even better than the dressing she had on Martha's Vineyard!! SCORE!!


Homemade Russian Salad Dressing | by Life Tastes Good has a pleasantly sharp flavor that livens up a salad, but is most delicious on a sandwich or hamburger too. #RussianDressing #Sandwich



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Homemade Russian Dressing

Life Tastes Good
Published 09/26/2014
Homemade Russian Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • a few drops of hot sauce, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons freshly minced parsley

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a food processor, combine 1 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup ketchup, 2 tablespoons freshly grated onion, 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard, a few drops hot sauce, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 2 tablespoons heavy cream, and 2 tablespoons freshly minced parsley. Pulse it a couple times until smooth.
  2. Chill for several hours or overnight. Serve and enjoy!
  3. NOTE: You can also whisk this by hand until smooth or use a blender. This salad dressing gives a flavorful boost to just about anything, so don't be afraid to try it with different things.
Yield: about 2 cups
Prep Time: 5 mins.
Total time: 5 mins.

Tags: Homemade, Russian, Salad, Dressing, Creamy, Sandwich, Liz Lemon, Salad, Sauce, Reuben

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8 comments:

  1. I've never made homemade Russian dressing before, it looks really good. The sandwich sounds awesome.

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    1. This was my first time making it too. It is sooo good! I ate salad just to put this dressing on it hahaha!! Thanks for stopping by, Mary Ellen!

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  2. Yum Marion! Wild Sammy! Cannot believe Madison is a senior. gulp.

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    1. LINDAAAAAAAA!!!!! Hey girl! Thanks for stopping by. I can't believe it either, and she's thinking she'll end up in San Fran next year after she graduates! I can't even think about it right now. I figure I'll deal with it if I have to :( (and by deal with it I mean move somewhere within driving distance at the very least! #crazymom)

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  3. Your pictures of your lemon sandwich have me drooling! The dressing spilling over looks like my kind of heaven! I can't wait to make this sandwich and dressing for my husband (and myself :)), I know we are going to love it! and you congrats on your daughter heading off to college - what a huge step!

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    1. Thanks, Jen! Lots of napkins needed when enjoying this sandwich! That is the truth!! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  4. Hello, I'm late to the party, (LOL), but found this on Pintrest.. I am making this tomorrow, for Sunday, and just questioning if your pic has the required ketchup in that batch? Seems to me from reading the ingredients, it should turn it kinda pink, no? I'm still making it, but just curious.. thanks!!

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    1. Hi Steve! So glad to hear you found this on Pinterest :) It sure does. I make this just as listed. You are right, it is a little pink, but the lighting in the photos is a little bright. I hope you enjoy this dressing as much as we do! Have a super weekend! ~Marion

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