Rainbow Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing


This colorful salad boasts a rainbow of fruits and veggies in a tangy and sweet dressing.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 3 cups torn romaine lettuce leaves

  • 1 cup chopped English cucumber

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • ½ cup chopped yellow bell pepper

  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced thin

  • 1 Granny Smith apple, sliced thin

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

  • ½ cup walnuts

  • cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ cup grapeseed oil

  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds


  1. Toss the romaine lettuce, cucumber, green onions, yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper, and carrot together in a large bowl. Arrange the apple slice atop the vegetable mixture. Scatter the blueberries, walnuts, and feta cheese over the top of the salad.

  2. Whisk the apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, onion powder, and salt together in a small bowl. Slowly drizzle the grapeseed oil into the mixture, whisking constantly until combined. Stir the poppy seeds into the dressing; drizzle over the salad to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

515 Calories
45g Fat
25g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 515
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 57%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 483mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 81mg 403%
Calcium 239mg 18%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 509mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.