Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

This spinach salad with poppy seed dressing is not only bursting with flavor but also makes a beautiful presentation with its vibrant and lively colors. 

Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing and orange slices on a plate with a fork.

This special dressing works on any salad and has just the right amount of sweet and sour taste.  Non-salad lovers will devour this Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing! It is light and refreshing especially when adding your favorite seasonal fruit.  Drizzle just the amount of dressing needed to lightly cover the salad.

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Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

This spinach salad with poppy seed dressing is not only bursting with flavor but also makes a beautiful presentation with its vibrant and lively colors. 
Prep Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Servings: 6
Author: Jurga

Ingredients

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated white onion, or 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

Salad Ingredients:

  •  6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 4 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 pound cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 6 ounces  crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 purple onion, thinly sliced
  • oranges
  • (optional) shredded beets, avocados, other fruit

Instructions

  • In a jar, mix together the vinegar, honey, onion, Dijon mustard, salt, poppy seeds and oil. Cover and shake until well blended. 
  • Toss all of the salad ingredients together in a large bowl. Drizzle a little of the dressing over the greens and toss gently to coat. Continue adding the dressing and gently toss until all ingredients are evenly coated.

Notes

Gr8 Do-Ahead:

The dressing can be made up to two days ahead of time and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
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