Rich Texture and Unique Flavour -
Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

This Creamy Poppyseed Dressing has a rich and creamy texture which turns any simple salad recipe into a mouth-watering masterpiece, that is healthy and nutritious too.

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The flavour of the poppyseed is subtle enough to not overwhelm the lettuce.

Besides being tasty and refreshing, this simple creamy salad dressing recipe is also very good for you.

Creamy Poppyseed Dressing Recipe


  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) poppy seeds


1. In small bowl, mix all the ingredients together with a wire whisk until well blended.

2. Enjoy this creamy poppyseed recipe on various types of salads.

3. Store this creamy dressing in a tightly sealed jar or container, in the refrigerator.

Yield: This creamy poppyseed recipe makes about 1 cup of dressing

Did you know

- that although opium and the poppyseed plant are related, poppyseeds do not have any narcotic properties

- that consuming 1/2 teaspoon of poppy seeds can alleviate symptoms of asthma and whooping cough

- that poppy seeds can protect the heart against cardiovascular diseases and heart attacks

- that poppyseed oil is believed to be able to help prevent cancer in the breast

- that a poultice can be made from the ground seeds to obtain relief from swellings and joint pains

- that the powder from ground poppy seeds can also be ingested for relief of insomnia and diarrhea

- that every poppyseed supplys nutrition in the form of essential enzymes and fatty acids

- that poppy seed oils are used in many cosmetic preparations for the head and skin balms and hair conditioners as well

- that every poppyseed is a good source of calcium and very beneficial for pregnant and lactating mothers

- that each poppyseed is also a good source of iodine, zinc, copper, manganese, and magnesium

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