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Lemon Poppy Seed Salad

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Serves 8-10 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

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

Ingredients You'll Need

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.

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