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Healthier Poppy Seed Salad Dressing for 2

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"I'm always trying to make lighter salad dressings. Recently, I learned the trick of using water and cornstarch to replace most of the oil in dressing recipes. This version is much healthier and soo yummy!"
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Ingredients

15 m servings 61 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Mix water, vinegar, sugar, olive oil, cornstarch, salt, onion powder, mustard powder, and poppy seeds in a saucepan. Bring mixture to boil; cook, whisking constantly, until dressing is thickened, 30 seconds. Remove from heat and cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 61 calories; 2.6 g fat; 8.1 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 584 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Only used this as a guide line. Used balsamic vinegar, splenda, sesame oil, sesame seeds and no salt. Added to strawberry spinach salad. It worked for a low calorie salad

Most helpful critical review

News flash - since when is cornstarch and water healthier than lovely olive oil? The answer is -- never! Somehow we got conned into thinking fats were bad for us. Not true. Olive oil may have ...

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Only used this as a guide line. Used balsamic vinegar, splenda, sesame oil, sesame seeds and no salt. Added to strawberry spinach salad. It worked for a low calorie salad

I liked this enough to try it again, only next time, I want to try regular vinegar instead of cider vinegar. The cider made it entirely too tart and tangy for me.

News flash - since when is cornstarch and water healthier than lovely olive oil? The answer is -- never! Somehow we got conned into thinking fats were bad for us. Not true. Olive oil may have ...

I thought this was delicious and I love that there is so little oil! After reading the reviews I added a generous drizzle of agave to balance the tartness. Otherwise, I made it exactly as writte...

This is a nice poppy seed dressing, but just a little tangy for us, and we like the taste of vinegar. I made it to use on 'Outrageously Good Holiday Salad' from AR. I will use this recipe agai...

I loved this dressing! It had a nice tart flavor and I can't wait to make it again!

I really liked this but hubs thought that it was just ok. I made one change, I used apple cider vinegar as that's all that I had. This is best with lots of green onions, they really compliment ...