LEMON POPPY SEED SALAD

 

  • Cooking Time:
  • Servings: 8-10
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • Dressing
  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

This was originally a Thanksgiving Day salad but has now become an everyday family favorite!

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