Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing

Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing

Every bite of this pretty salad delivers, with dressing of Dijon mustard, poppy seeds, and lemon enlivening fruit, nuts, lettuce, and cheese.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

Dressing
1/2
cup sugar
2
teaspoons finely chopped onion
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup lemon juice
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
2/3
cup vegetable oil
1
tablespoon poppy seed
Salad
1
large head romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (about 10 cups)
1
cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
1
cup cashews
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
medium apple, cubed (1 cup)
1
medium pear, cubed (1 cup)
  1. In blender or food processor, place sugar, onion, salt, lemon juice and mustard; cover and process until blended.
  2. With machine running, add oil in slow steady stream, processing until thick and smooth. Add poppy seed; process a few seconds to mix.
  3. In large serving bowl, mix all salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat.
Makes 12 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
If time is short, purchase a bottle of poppy seed dressing. You need approximately 1 cup. Toss salad with 1/2 cup dressing and then add additional as needed.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cup)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.