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Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

This spinach salad with poppy seed dressing is not only bursting with flavor but also makes a beautiful presentation with its vibrant and lively colors. 
Prep Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Jurga


Dressing Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated white onion, or ½ teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • cup extra virgin olive oil

Salad Ingredients:

  •  6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 4 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • ½ pound cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 6 ounces  crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ purple onion, thinly sliced
  • oranges
  • (optional) shredded beets, avocados, other fruit


  • In a jar or dressing shaker, mix together the vinegar, honey, onion, Dijon mustard, salt, poppy seeds and oil. Cover and shake until well blended. 
  • Toss all of the salad ingredients together in a large bowl. Drizzle a little of the dressing over the greens and toss gently to coat. Continue adding the dressing and gently toss until all ingredients are evenly coated.


Gr8 Do-Ahead:

The dressing can be made up to two days ahead of time and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1100mg | Potassium: 486mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5677IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 203mg | Iron: 2mg
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