Take control of your health: Learn more about our Plant-Based Nutrition CertificateLearn more about our Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate
Recipes » Sauces » Thousand Island Dressing
CNS Logo
Thousand Island Dressing Recipe

What You'll Need


1 (12 oz) package extra-firm silken tofu, or 1 (15 oz) can white beans, rinsed and drained, or 1 1/2 cups cooked white beans (see Tip)

4 dates, pitted

1 garlic clove, minced

¼ cup red wine vinegar

¼ cup tomato purée

1 tsp prepared horseradish

½ tsp tamari

½ tsp mustard powder

½ tsp paprika


How to Make It


1 Combine the tofu and dates in a blender and process until smooth and creamy.

2 Add the remaining ingredients and puree to mix well.

Cooking Tips

Any white beans will work in this recipe—Great Northern, cannellini, or navy—so use whatever you have on hand.

Whether you use the silken tofu or white beans, it is important to puree the mixture well to get a smooth and creamy texture.

Copyright 2019 Center for Nutrition Studies. All rights reserved.

We’ve partnered with renowned online education provider eCornell, to offer a revolutionary program to help you understand the importance of diet and nutrition for your life. In a few short weeks arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change. Hear what people are saying.

100% online, work at your own pace
Attentive and interactive learning team
Science-based foundation
A trusted credential

Sign up for our free newsletter

Inspiring articles and recipes in your inbox