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strawberry orange salad with strawberry poppy seed dressing

  • Yield: a crowd!



For the salad:

  • spring mix
  • strawberries
  • orange slices
  • 12 green onions, sliced
  • candied almonds
  • dried cranberries

For the strawberry poppy seed dressing:

  • 1c strawberries
  • 1/2c honey
  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 34 Tbsp onion
  • 1/2c canola or grapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp poppy seeds


For the dressing:

  1. Place strawberries, honey, balsamic vinegar, white vinegar, and onion in a blender or food processor. Blend until very smooth. Add salt and, with the motor running (if possible), drizzle in the oil until it’s well incorporated. Turn off blender, stir in poppy seeds. Dressing should remain well mixed and will keep in the refrigerator for 3 days.

For the salad:

  1. Assemble the salad by tossing together spring mix, strawberries, orange slices, green onions, almonds, and cranberries. Toss salad with some of the dressing (only use what you need) or drizzle the dressing over individual servings.