Lemon Poppy Seed Salad
1/2 C sugar
1/3 C lemon juice
2 tsp finely chopped onion
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 C oil
1 T poppy seeds
1 or 2 heads head romaine lettuce
4 oz. (1 C) shredded Swiss cheese
1 C cashews
1/4 C sweetened dried cranberries
1 apple, cubed
1 pear, cubed
In blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade, combine
sugar, lemon juice, onion, mustard and salt. Cover & process until blended.
With machine running, add oil in slow steady stream, processing until thick
and smooth. Add poppy seed; process a few seconds to mix.
In large serving bowl, combine all salad ingredients; toss to mix.
Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat.
Pairs Well With
This was originally a Thanksgiving Day salad but has now become an everyday family favorite!