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Poppy Seed Salad

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Mandarin oranges add the color and the dressing adds the zing to this mixture of greens. You can use spinach or iceberg lettuce in place of romaine, or use a combination of any of them."
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15 m servings 515
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Mix lettuce, oranges, green onions, and almonds in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Blend sugar, vinegar, salt, and mustard in a blender. Stream oil into the dressing while blending. Continue to blend until the dressing emulsifies. Add poppy seeds and blend briefly to mix. Drizzle dressing over the salad and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 515 calories; 37.4 42.7 6.6 0 894 Full nutrition

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This is a keeper! Watch out though - this makes a LOT of dressing, more than one salads worth. That is OK - it keeps well and is delicious. A couple of notes: for the salad dressing I used 2...

Light-tasting, lovely, delicious little salad! I cut the dressing amount in half, and I have some left over to try on some cut-up fruit! This is simply delicious. However, I might cut back on...

I made this a staple! I love it! It’s light but hearty. I do add a handful of spinach and some cabbage, carrot mix. I also add some sesame sticks to the top. Delicious

No changes made and yes I’ll make it again.