Poppy Seed Dressing

A rich and tangy topping for any salad.
a jar of poppy seed dressing in front of a strawberry salad
Prep Time: 
5 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4


  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 18 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, vinegar, honey, mustard, and poppy seeds.
  2. Slowly whisk in oil.
  3. Season dressing with salt and pepper to taste.
Nutrition Info: 
87 Calories, 0 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 6 g Carbohydrates, 5 g Total sugars (4 g Added sugars), 0 g Fiber, 7 g Total fat (1 g sat), 70 mg Sodium, Vitamin E

Try it on our Strawberry Spinach Salad

We crafted our take on this popular dressing to suit the perfect summer salad.


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