Cashew and Swiss cheese Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing


Another church function favorite.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 10 mins
8 servings



  • 1 cup olive oil

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • cup vinegar

  • cup grated onion

  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds

  • ½ teaspoon mustard

  • 1 pinch salt


  • 1 head green leaf lettuce, chopped, or more to taste

  • 2 cups grated Swiss cheese

  • 1 cup chopped cashews


  1. Whisk oil, sugar, vinegar, onion, poppy seeds, mustard, and salt together in a bowl until dressing is smooth. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours.

  2. Put lettuce in a bowl and drizzle dressing over lettuce; toss to coat. Add Swiss cheese and cashew and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

522 Calories
43g Fat
28g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 522
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g 55%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 176mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 241mg 19%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 199mg 4%

* 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.

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