Grapefruit-Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

Grapefruit-Poppy Seed Vinaigrette Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


A teaspoon of honey neutralizes the bitterness of grapefruit and gives a tangy sweetness to Grapefruit-Poppy Seed Vinaigrette.


Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Fat 8.3 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Sodium 96 mg


3 tablespoons fresh grapefruit juice
4 teaspoons canola mayonnaise
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon grated grapefruit rind
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Baby spinach


Combine grapefruit juice, canola mayonnaise, vinegar, honey, and grapefruit rind in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Gradually add grapeseed oil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Stir in poppy seeds, salt, and pepper. Drizzle over baby spinach.

Darcy Lenz,

Cooking Light

May 2014
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