Make Russian dressing by stirring together 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons of ketchup, 2 tablespoons of pickle relish, 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce. Season the dressing with 1/2 teaspoon of coarse salt and 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper. Use the dressing immediately or refrigerate it between uses.
Another recipe for Russian dressing calls for combining 1 cup of mayonnaise with 1/4 cup of chili sauce, cocktail sauce or ketchup. Stir in 1 tablespoon of drained horseradish and 1 teaspoon of minced onion. Chill the dressing before using it. It can be served on both salads and sandwiches.
Make a Russian dressing suitable for a wedge salad by combining 2/3 cup of mayonnaise and 1/3 cup of ketchup and adding in 1/4 cup of pickle relish, 3 tablespoons of grated onion, and salt and pepper to taste. Pour the dressing over iceberg wedges sprinkled with chopped dill.
To make a Russian dressing for a Reuben sandwich, stir together 3/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of chili sauce, 2 tablespoons of sour cream, 1/4 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce and 1/2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Season the dressing with 2 teaspoons of chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of minced onion, 1/2 teaspoon of grated horseradish and 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of minced dill pickle.