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Romaine-Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

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This recipe for Romaine-Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing, by , is from THE KELLNER FAMILY COOKBOOK 2008, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kim Lovinus
Added: Wednesday, October 8, 2008


1 bunch Romaine lettuce
1 16-oz bunch spinach
1-pint strawberries or 2 red apples
4 oz Swiss cheese
6-8 oz whole cashews


3/4 cup sugar
1 cup oil, (1/2 salad oil/1/2 olive oil)
1/3 c vinegar (white, red wine or tarragon)
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp salt
1-1/2 Tbl poppy seeds
1-1/2 Tbl grated onion (optional)

Put sugar, oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, poppy seed, and onion in a blender for 3 minutes.

Tear Romaine and spinach leaves into bit size pieces. Cut-up strawberries and/or apples. Cut cheese into small 1/2" cubes.

Toss above ingredients with dressing just before serving.

Variation: Seedless green grape halves and an 11-oz can of drained mandarin oranges can be substitued for apples or strawberries. Bacon bits may be added.

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