Thousand Island dressing
noun Etymology: Thousand Islands, islands in the Saint Lawrence River Date: 1924 mayonnaise with chili sauce and seasonings (as chopped pimientos, green peppers, and onion)

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  • Thousand Island dressing — is a salad dressing (a variant of Russian dressing), commonly made of mayonnaise, ketchup, and a mixture of finely chopped vegetables, most often pickles, onions, bell peppers, and/or green olives; chopped hard boiled egg is also common.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Thousand-Island-Dressing — Thousand Island Dressing …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thousand Island Dressing — ist eine klassische Salatsauce der US amerikanischen Küche aus Mayonnaise, Ketchup oder Tomatenmark und fein gehackten roten und grünen Paprikaschoten. Gewürzt wird sie mit Paprikapulver und Chilisauce (z. B. Tabasco). Ergänzt werden kann sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thousand Island dressing — ☆ Thousand Island dressing n. a salad dressing made of mayonnaise with chili sauce or ketchup and minced pickles, capers, olives, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Thousand Island dressing — noun mayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard cooked egg • Hypernyms: ↑dressing, ↑salad dressing * * * noun [noncount] chiefly US : a creamy salad dressing that contains a mixture of finely chopped vegetables… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thousand island dressing — noun a salad dressing consisting of mayonnaise with chilli sauce, green pepper, cream or milk, etc. {named after Thousand Islands, a group of about 1500 islands in southern Canada and the northern US} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thousand Island dressing — noun A salad dressing of mayonnaise, ketchup, Tabasco sauce and finely chopped vegetables …   Wiktionary

  • Thousand Island dressing — type of salad dressing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Thousand Island dressing — noun a dressing for salad or seafood consisting of mayonnaise with ketchup and chopped pickles. Origin from the name of a large group of islands in the St Lawrence River between the US and Canada …   English new terms dictionary

  • Thousand Island dressing — a seasoned mayonnaise, often containing chopped pickles, pimientos, sweet peppers, hard boiled eggs, etc. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

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