Mixed Green Salad w/ Poppy Seed Dressing
8 cups fresh greens
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
English Cucumber or yellow squash sliced thin
4 - 5 oz. Feta Cheese
1 pt. Cherry Tomatoes
Place greens on a large platter. Top with onion, cucumber and tomatoes. Scatter with feta cheese, then drizzle lightly with dressing. Pass extra dressing in a cruet or small pitcher at the table.
Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing
1 1/2 cup diced fresh strawberries
1/2 cup lime juice
6 oz. honey
1 tsp. cayenne sauce
1 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
1/2 cup canola oil
1 1/2 T poppy seeds
Place all dressing ingredients except canola oil and poppy seeds in a blender
container. Process for 1-2 minutes on high or until very smooth.
Transfer to a medium-size bowl. Add canola oil in a slow, steady stream while
vigorously stirring with a fork or whisk. Stir in poppy seeds. Taste and add a bit
more honey, salt and/or pepper, if needed.