Poppy Seed Dressing, Poppy Seed Salad Dressing, Homemade Poppy Seed Dressing, by Rosevine Cottage Girls

Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

We had a friend on our Facebook that requested a recipe yummy poppy seed salad dressing like they used to make at her work. We were so excited to try this out and so, we played around with a recipe and this is what we came up with.  

We served the poppy seed salad dressing on a bed of Romaine and red leaf lettuce with tomatoes, carrots, bell peppers, and cabbage. I hope we captured what you were looking for Ms. Wilma, and I hope all of you try it out and let us know what you think of it.

 It is a good dressing that is sweet and a little tangy.  Mr. Cottage said he loved it and Grandma Cottage has been eating it every day.  We thinned it out a little the 2nd day by adding the extra water to it.  But it is up to you. This is great on a salad but would also taste wonderful as a dip for fresh veggies like carrots, green onions, broccoli, and celery.

 

 

Enjoy everyone!  I hope that you like it!!!

 

Who Invented Poppy Seed Salad Dressing?

 
Poppy Seed Salad Dressing was made popular by the food service manager for Neiman Marcus department store during the 1940’s and 1950’s Helen Corbitt. The poppy seed salad dressing was in her self named 1957 cookbook “Helen Corbitt’s Cookbook”. Helen says that she did not invent the poppy seed salad dressing and was served it in New York but that she did make it popular after she tried it on a delicious Texas grapefruit.
 
The salad dressing was designed for putting on fruit but it makes a fantastic regular salad dressing.
 

What Flavors Go Well With Poppy Seed Salad Dressing?

 
Grapefruit, Apple, Peaches, oranges, chicken, cottage cheese, feta cheese
 

What you will need to make poppy seed salad dressing:

 

  • Cutting Board
  • Sharp Knife
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Measuring Cups
  • Small skillet
  • Electric Blender
  • Cute Apron (They make everything taste better)

Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

 

Delicious tangy and sweet poppy seed salad dressing

 

  • 2 1/4 cups cold spring water
  • 2/3 cup of Bragg Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tsp chopped sweet or red onion (Helen used onion juice)
  • 1 cup of raw organic sugar or raw honey
  • 2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise 
  • 4  tablespoons Tapioca flour (or cornstarch but we don’t use cornstarch)

Directions:

  1. In a small pan roast, the poppy seeds for a few seconds set aside.
  2. In a blender place the rest of your ingredients.
  3. Blend well and place in a small pan and heat until thickened then stir in your 1 of tablespoon poppy seeds.
  4. Cool.
  5. Pour into a quart jar and refrigerate.
  6. Makes about a quart
  7. If you find it thicker than you like, add about 1/4 cup water after it has been in the fridge and that will thin it out some.

 

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Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Poppy Seed Dressing, Poppy Seed Salad Dressing, Homemade Poppy Seed Dressing, by Rosevine Cottage Girls

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups cold spring water
  • 2/3 cup of Bragg Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tsp chopped sweet or red onion
  • 1 cup raw organic sugar or raw honey
  • 2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 4  tablespoons Tapioca flour (or cornstarch but we don't use cornstarch)

Instructions

In a small pan roast, the poppy seeds for a few seconds set aside.
In a blender place the rest of your ingredients.
Blend well and place in small pan and heat until thickened then stir in your 1 of tablespoon poppy seeds.
Cool.
Pour into a quart jar and refrigerate.
Makes about a quart
If you find it thicker than you like, add about 1/4 cup water after it has been in the fridge and that will thin it out some.

 

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