Poppy-Seed Dressing

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    1 quart

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By Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins

Published 1982

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Tart dressings are more stylish now, but this one still seems good to us, particularly on a spinach salad with rings of red onion, sliced hard-cooked egg, crumbled crisp bacon, and homemade croutons sautéed in butter with garlic.


  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  1. Combine the egg, sugar, mustard, vinegar, salt, and grated onion and juice in a food processor. Process for 1 minute.
  2. With the motor running, pour in the oil in a slow steady stream. When all the oil is incorporated, shut off the motor, taste, and correct the seasoning.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl, stir in the poppy seeds, and refrigerate, covered,