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Strawberry Poppyseed Salad

A refreshing, seasonal salad with fresh salad mix, strawberries, blue cheese, and toasted almonds.
Prep Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Keyword: poppyseed, strawberries
Servings: 6 people


  • skillet
  • cutting board
  • paring knife
  • glass jar



  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp poppyseeds
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt

Salad Ingredients

  • 6 oz slivered almonds toasted
  • 6 oz blue cheese crumbled
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries sliced
  • 1 pound salad mix or salad spinach


  • To make poppyseed dressing, combine canola oil, white wine vinegar, sugar, poppyseeds, paprika, and salt in glass jar. Shake until thoroughly mixed and sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
  • Place salad mix or spinach in large bowl. Sprinkle blue cheese and sliced strawberries artfully over top of greens. Alternatively, portion out the greens into 6 individual bowls and divide toppings accordingly.
  • Drizzle poppyseed dressing over salad. Sprinkle almonds over salad. Enjoy immediately!