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posted: 07/12/22

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This Strawberry Salad Dressing is made from very easy to find ingredients and is perfect for all your summer salads! 

close up of a salad dressing bottle holding strawberry salad dressing

Strawberry Salad Dressing is easy to make and is the perfect addition to so many different salads. I love this on my Strawberry Bacon Salad, but it would be perfect over so many different combinations of greens and fruit.

Reader Review

Love it have been making it all summer!

halved strawberries and other ingredients in a food processor to make salad dressing

How to Make Strawberry Salad Dressing

  1. Blend fresh strawberries. In a food processor or blender, combine fresh strawberries that have the greens removed and have been cut in half with orange juice, red onion, honey, and salt.
  2. Slowly blend in the olive oil.
  3. Taste and adjust seasonings. Depending on how you like your dressing you may want to add more honey or salt. Both can help in balancing the tartness in this recipe.
  4. Add in poppy seeds. Remove the dressing from the blender, and transfer it into the container you will store it in. Add in the poppy seeds and shake to combine.
strawberry salad dressing being poured onto a salad

FAQ

Do I have to add honey?

No! If you are watching your sugar intake, skip the honey. Depending on the ripeness of the strawberries, it might not be as sweet as you’d like, so you can always add in a sugar substitute like monk fruit.

Can I use frozen strawberries?

Yes! This is a great place to use frozen strawberries. Just thaw them before blending everything together, and cut back on the amount of orange juice you use to 1/4 cup.

Do I have to add poppy seeds?

Definitely not. I love altering salad dressings to my liking. That is half the fun of making them at home.

a small bottle of strawberry spinach salad dressing

How to Use Strawberry Dressing

As mentioned above, this would be great over lots of greens and fruit, but here are a few recipes I really think you will love it on:

If you make this Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing recipe or any of my other recipes, please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

a small bottle of strawberry spinach salad dressing
5 from 7 votes

Strawberry Salad Dressing

Serves: 14 servings
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Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
This Strawberry Salad Dressing is made from very easy to find ingredients and is perfect for all your summer salads! 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Instructions

  • Add the strawberries, orange juice, onion, honey and salt to a blender or food processor. Blend until well combined.
  • Slowly blend in the olive oil until just combined. Taste and add more salt or honey as desired.
  • Pour into a mason jar, add the poppy seeds, cover and shake to combine.
  • Store in the refrigerator and use within one week of making.
Serving: 2tablespoons Calories: 66kcal (3%) Carbohydrates: 4g (1%) Fat: 6g (9%) Saturated Fat: 1g (6%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 4g Sodium: 42mg (2%) Potassium: 53mg (2%) Sugar: 4g (4%)
Author: Lisa Longley
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
a small bottle of strawberry spinach salad dressing

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  1. Mary says

    I cannot see the nutrition information, even when I click on the down arrow beside that link. Curious about the carbs from the OJ.

    • Lisa Longley says

      It is in there now!

  2. Kate says

    5 stars
    Love it have been making it all summer!

    • Lisa Longley says

      I’m so glad that you like it, Kate!

  3. Jody says

    Hi Lisa I came across your website when I was searching what to make with chip steak because I didn’t want to make cheese steaks. I came across your recipe for beef lo mien so my daughter and I made it and it was so delicious better than I/we ever had! very impressive!!
    So now we are having friends over and I have a London Broil to make so I told my husband I am checking out simple joy. So I printed out your recipe and I know it will be delicious.
    Ill keep you posted !!

    • Lisa Longley says

      I’m so glad that you liked the Beef Lo Mein! I hope that you enjoy the London Broil just as much!

  4. Donna says

    How long will this dressing keep in the fridge?

    • Lisa Longley says

      One week.

  5. Cindy says

    Do use on concentrated on strawberries dressing

    • Lisa Longley says

      I’m sorry, Cindy, I’m not quite sure what you are asking.

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