Poppy Seed Dressing

May/June 1996

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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.

Poppy Seed Dressing

Makes: 8 servings, 2 tablespoons each

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  1. Whisk buttermilk, sour cream, honey, lemon juice and poppy seeds in a small bowl until smooth.

Tips & Notes

  • 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.


Per 2-tablespoon serving: 36 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 36 mg sodium; 32 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate

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