A classic - it is fun to serve one’s own version.  This one is much lower in sodium than the commercial dressing.  Commercial dressings tend to be so high in sodium.

1 cup mayonnaise (250 mL)
2 tbsp tomato paste (25 mL)
2 tbsp minced green pepper, OR chopped pickles (25 mL)
1 tsp grated onion (5 mL)
1 tsp dried parsley (5 mL)
1/tsp hot chili powder (0.5 mL)

In medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, tomato paste, green pepper, onion, parsley and hot chili powder.

Russian Dressing:  Use 1 cup (250 mL) mayonnaise, 3 tbsp (45 mL) tomato paste, 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped chives or minced onion and 1/tsp (1 mL) hot chili powder.  Yield: 1 cup (250 mL) dressing.  (0.5 g Carbs)

Yield:  1 1/3 cups: 1 tbsp per serving:  87.4 calories; 0.2 g protein; 8.4 g fat; 0.4 g carbs