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A simple poppy seed dressing recipe that only uses a couple of ingredients. Take your salad dressing game to the next level with this recipe!
Spring is coming and we couldn’t be happier! Warm temperatures and trips to the Farmer’s Market are always on the agenda.
You know what else is on the agenda? Salads and salad dressings! They’re a mainstay in our kitchen between March and September.
For today’s post we’re sharing Kim’s homemade poppy seed salad dressing. It’s flavored with red wine vinegar, honey and dried mustard.
Special Equipment Needed:
- Mason Jar with Lid
Okay, so you really don’t need anything special to make this honey poppy seed dressing. Honestly, most homemade vinaigrettes and dressings can be mixed in a mason jar with a lid; including our new honey mustard salad dressing.
All you have to do is add the ingredients, screw on the lid and shake the jar until everything is combined. The other option is to use a mixing bowl and whisk.
How to make poppy seed dressing?
So, for this recipe we used a mason jar. If you don’t have one, then grab a large measuring cup or medium mixing bowl and a whisk.
First, measure out the olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey, dried mustard, and salt. Add them to the container.
Next, seal the jar and shake. Or use a whisk to combine the ingredients into a creamy poppy seed salad dressing.
Last, serve the dressing over any salad you desire. Personally, I like to use it on a spinach salad topped with marinated grilled chicken.
That’s it, your recipe for poppy seed dressing is done! Kim and I hope you enjoy this condiment and wish you all the best 🙂
What is poppy seed dressing good on?
Well, that depends on the flavor of the dressing. For example, lemon poppy seed dressing would work just about any type of salad. Especially, one topped with fruit.
Since our version uses red wine vinegar, it can work on salads topped with heavy proteins like beef, pork, or chicken.
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- 1/2 Cup Olive Oil, (extra virgin or light)
- 1/4 Cup Red Wine Vinegar
- 1/4 Cup Honey
- 1 Teaspoon Poppy Seeds
- 1 Teaspoon Dried Mustard
- 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, (or to taste)
- In a small bowl, medium-sized measuring cup, or jar with a tight lid, combine the ingredients until well mixed.
- Serve over your favorite salad and store at room temperature for up to 5 days. Re-mix if the ingredients begin to separate.
The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and a servings size of two (2) tablespoons of the honey poppy seed salad dressing. Actual calories will vary.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 156Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 147mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g