poppyseed dressing recipe

Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Peaches and Poppyseed Dressing

This spinach salad is colorful and perfect for summertime. The homemade poppyseed dressing is delicious, easy and frugal, but if you want to take a short cut try Brianna's Poppyseed dressing. Brianna's dressing is delicious but pricey, so The Budget Diet way is homemade!
Servings 6
Author Kristl Story,


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons poppyseeds
  • 1 bag baby spinach
  • 1 cup strawberries sliced
  • 1 peach thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup almonds sliced (optional)


  1. Whisk together mayonnaise, milk, sugar, white vinegar and poppyseeds to make the dressing.
  2. Toss together spinach, strawberries, peaches and almonds with the dressing about 30 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Thanks to my friend Unna for the dressing recipe!