Poppy Seed Dressing

Poppy Seed Dressing

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 1996

A touch of honey sweetens this poppy seed dressing. Toss with fresh fruit and serve over spinach leaves for a refreshing start to any meal.

Ingredients 8 servings

for serving adjustment
Serving size has been adjusted!
Original recipe yields 8 servings
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup nonfat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1½ teaspoons poppy seeds, toasted (see Tip)


  • Active

  • Ready In

  1. Whisk buttermilk, sour cream, honey, lemon juice and poppy seeds in a small bowl until smooth.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.
  • Tip: To toast poppy seeds: Place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 tablespoons
  • Per serving: 23 calories; 1 g fat(1 g sat); 0 g fiber; 3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 32 IU vitamin A; 1 mg vitamin C; 21 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 21 mg sodium; 25 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: ½ fat

Reviews 2

May 13, 2017
profile image
By: Sunny
I added lemon zest as well as the lemon juice to this recipe to add more of a zing to it....it brings out the flavors of the kale and berries
January 30, 2013
profile image
By: EatingWell User
This was so easy to make and so tasty. I pour it on my tacos with lettuce and tomatoes. I also substitute maple syrup for the honey.
More Reviews