Thousand Island dressing

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Thousand Island dressing

n.
A salad dressing typically made with mayonnaise, chili sauce, ketchup, and finely chopped vegetables such as pickles, bell peppers, green olives, and onions.

[After the Thousand Islands (perhaps in reference to the many small pieces of vegetables in the dressing).]

Thousand Island dressing

n
(Cookery) a salad dressing made from mayonnaise with ketchup, chopped gherkins, etc
[probably from the Thousand Islands]

Thou′sand Is′land dress′ing


n.
mayonnaise seasoned with chopped pickles, pimientos, hard-boiled eggs, etc.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thousand Island dressing - mayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard-cooked egg
dressing, salad dressing - savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
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The order comes with four square shaped mozzarella coated with a mixture of breadcrumbs and herbs and is served with a special thousand island sauce made with their secret ingredient.

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