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Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing

An addictive twist on poppyseed dressing!





Poppyseed dressing has always been one of my favourites. I love the contrast of the sweetness, tart bite of the apple cider vinegar and onion flavour. When I had strawberries I needed to use up, I decided to add them to my favourite dressing for a new twist.

With strawberry season right around the corner, this is a delicious way to use some of them.  I must say, this is an amazing dressing! It's sweet and tart, smooth and creamy, and it looks so pretty! I decided to serve it on a spinach salad, with additional fresh strawberries, feta cheese and pistachios. A-MA-ZING!





Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

5 large strawberries, huled (about 1/2 C)
1/4 C yellow onion, chopped
zest and juice of one clementine
1/4 C apple cider vinegar
2-3 Tbs honey (depending on how sweet your berries are)
1 Tbs honey Dijon mustard
generous pinch of coarse sea salt
fresh ground pepper
1/4- 1/3 C olive oil
1 1/2 tsp poppy seeds

Place berries in a food processor, with the onions, clementine juice and zest, apple cider vinegar, honey, honey Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Process until smooth. With blades going, slowly stream in the olive oil, until dressing loosens enough to be pourable and is silky smooth. Remove blade from processor bowl and stir in the poppy seeds. Pour into a mason jar and refrigerate until ready to use. Will keep up to 7 days in the fridge.




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