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Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Sunset reader Christine Johnson, of Shelton, Washington, likes to use spring strawberries fresh from her garden in this salad. She suggests making it with mixed baby greens, but we also enjoyed it with baby spinach.

Sunset MAY 2012

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 2 cups)
  • Total: 25 Minutes


  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Champagne vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons grated sweet onion, such as Maui
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 10 ounce mixed baby greens
  • 2 cups quartered strawberries
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


Whisk oil, vinegar, salt, mustard, onion, sugar, and poppy seeds in a medium bowl until blended. Add remaining ingredients except for feta and toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 240
  • Calories from fat: 71%
  • Protein: 6.4g
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated fat: 3.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 3.1g
  • Sodium: 244mg
  • Cholesterol: 11mg

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Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe