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Pink Poppy Seed Dressing

Using shallots and red wine vinegar gives this dressing a lovely light pink color. Onions in a dressing can be quite overpowering, but when paired with sweet berries in the salad, everything balances perfectly together.
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Pink Poppy Seed Dressing
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 3 shallots or ¼ small red onion, frozen & thawed
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp mustard powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • ⅛ tsp celery seed
  • ½ tsp poppy seeds
Instructions
  1. Add shallots, sugar, vinegar, mustard and salt to a blender and process until smooth.
  2. With the machine running slowly drizzle in the oil until emulsified.
  3. Stir in remaining seeds.
Notes
Makes about ½ cup
-Freezing the onion does two things: greatly reduces its strong raw flavor and allows it to be pureed completely smooth.

 

One Response to Pink Poppy Seed Dressing

  1. Joyce March 10, 2016 at 7:39 am #

    What a great tip about the onions! I am going to make a batch of this tonight for the beautiful salad I made up this morning.

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