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4.88 from 8 votes

5-Minute Poppy Seed Dressing

Poppy Seed Dressing is the best salad dressing! It’s sweet, creamy, easy-to-make, and tastes amazing on so many salads. You’ll be wanting to eat salads everyday with this dressing in your fridge. 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Poppy Seed Dressing
Servings: 16
Calories: 54kcal
Author: Garnish and Glaze


  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dry ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canola oil, (or extra virgin extra light olive oil)
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds


  • In a blender, combine sugar, vinegar, onion juice, mustard, and salt,.
  • While mixing on the lowest speed, slowly pour in oil. Turn the speed up to medium and mix until thick and creamy. Mix in the seeds.
  • Store in a 1 pint jar in the fridge for up to 1 week. Always mix well before serving.


Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 4mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.1mg