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poppyseed dressing

I discovered this dressing at Maxine’s restaurant in St. Albert, Alberta about 14 years ago. They served this dressing warm over their house tossed salad and I immediately fell in love with it. They sold it by the bottle and I bought a few until I figured out how to make it myself. The restaurant has since closed but I now have the recipe for a great dressing that livens up any salad!

Poppyseed Dressing

1-1/2 cup sugar (I use raw can sugar)

1 teaspoon fine sea salt

3 tablespoons finely minced onion

3 tablespoons poppy seeds

2 teaspoons dry mustard

2/3 cup white vinegar (or white wine vinegar)

2 cups vegetable oil

Combine sugar, mustard, salt, vinegar and onion in a blender or food processor. Add the oil slowly, processing constantly until thick. Stir in the poppy seeds.

Serve warm over fruit salad or any green salad. Enjoy!