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Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

Summertime salads are the best, and this strawberry poppy seed salad dressing is a delicious way to add flavor to any greens. It’s simple to make, with just a few ingredients, and it’s perfect for adding that special touch to your next picnic or potluck.

Summer is in full swing and that means BBQs, potlucks, and picnics! This strawberry poppy seed salad dressing is the perfect light and fresh addition to any salad.

Making your own homemade dressings is not only fun and easy, but it can also lead to some delicious creations. This strawberry poppy seed salad dressing is one of our favourites – it’s light, fruity, and a bit tangy. It’s not only perfect for summertime salads, but can be enjoyed all year long. Plus, it’s made with ingredients that you probably have on hand already!

So why not give it a try today? You may just find yourself making it again and again!

A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.
A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

Why You Will LOVE This Homemade Salad Dressing!

  • Creamy dressing without any cream or dairy!
  • Has the sweetness of strawberries
  • Balanced with the tang of red wine vinegar
  • Poppy seeds at a touch of texture
  • The best dressing for a perfect summer salad
  • Naturally gluten-free
  • Stores well in the fridge
A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

How to Serve Homemade Poppy Seed Dressing

You can serve this strawberry poppy seed dressing recipe over any delicious salad you have in mind. Try it on:

  • Any of your favorite summer salads, check out my strawberry spinach salad for a classic pairing featuring red onion, walnuts, and feta cheese.
  • Upgrade your green salad to a complete meal and include slices of grilled chicken with this dressing poured over.
  • Drizzle some strawberry poppyseed dressing recipe over a grain salad such as a quinoa or farro salad with fresh berries, nuts and greens.
  • Roasted beet salad with goat cheese would be delicious with a creamy strawberry poppyseed dressing too!
  • Give your fruit salad a tangy twist with a drizzle of this amazing dressing.
  • Serve this vinaigrette as a dipping sauce for fresh fruit or as a sauce for grilled chicken or fish.
A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

How to Store Homemade Strawberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is so good, you’ll want to make a big batch and keep it on hand in the fridge. Here’s how to store it so it stays fresh:

  • Store the vinaigrette in a clean, airtight container such as a mason jar.
  • Label the container with the date that you made the vinaigrette.
  • Store the vinaigrette in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
  • Give the vinaigrette a good stir before using.
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About the Equipment Needed to Make Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

Blender – I have been using a Blendtec blender for almost 10 years now, and it is used on a constant basis. Any high-speed blender should work, fruit and liquids aren’t a big job for most blenders to puree.

Food Processor – If you don’t have a blender, then you can definitely use a food processor instead.

Ingredients for strawberry poppy seed dressing.

About the Ingredients for Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

The dressing ingredients are pretty simple but here are all the details if you need to know about substitutions.

Strawberries – You will need about 6-8 large strawberries, or 5 ounces. You can also use frozen strawberries, just thaw them first!

Vinegar – Use red wine vinegar for the best flavour. Balsamic vinegar is a great option for a substitute. White wine vinegar, rice vinegar, and apple cider vinegar works too but the flavour won’t be quite as good. Lemon juice is another good substitute here, especially when pairing with fruit.

Honey – You can use your favourite sweetener here in place of honey in an equal amount. If you have particularly sweet berries you can get away with omitting entirely.

Olive oil – Extra virgin olive oil is the best for vinaigrette, if you need to substitute then sunflower oil is a good choice. Other oils may be too heavy or flavoured for this dressing.

Poppy Seeds – They provide texture and visual appeal. Black sesame seeds work too if for some reason you can’t get poppy seeds.

Salt and pepper – Taste and season more if needed.

A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

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A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

How to Make Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Yields: 16 oz/500 mL | Prep time: 5 Minutes | Cook time: 0 Minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

Quartered strawberries on a cutting board.

Wash, hull and quarter the strawberries.

All the ingredients in a blender jar.

Place the strawberries, red wine vinegar, honey, oil, poppy seeds, salt, and pepper in a blender.

A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

Blend until smooth and creamy.

Pour into a jar or air tight container and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad Dressing
Yield: 16 oz

Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Wash, hull and quarter the strawberries
  2. Place the strawberries, red wine vinegar, honey, oil, poppy seeds, salt, and pepper in a blender.
  3. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  4. Pour into a jar or air tight container and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

32

Serving Size:

1 Tablespoon

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 22Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 17mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g

This information is provided as a courtesy and for entertainment purposes only. This information comes from online calculators. Although frugalmomeh.com attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.

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A quick, easy and tasty recipe for strawberry poppy seed salad dressing! Great full-bodied flavours that mix well with your favourite greens.

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