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Poppyseed Dressing-Texas Home Cooking

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1/4 c Honey
  • 1/4 c White vinegar
  • 2 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ts Dry mustard
  • 1 ts Grated onion
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Paprika, optional
  • 1 c Oil, canola or corn
  • 1 tb Poppy Seeds


In a food processor or with a mixer, combine all the ingredients except the
oil and the poppyseeds. Pour in the oil and continue mixing until the
dressing is thick. Drizzle the dressing over Grapefruit-Avocado Salad or
another fruit salad. Refrigerated, the dressing keeps for a couple of
weeks. If it separates, process or mix it again before using.

NOTE: This dressing, an integral part of Helen Corbitt's grapefruit and
avocado creation, and today appears in many other Texas fruit-flavored

Helen Corbitt is a reknowned Texas chef who worked at Neiman Marcus Zodiac
Room, Dallas, Texas. She introduced the state to fresh herbs, fish that
wasn't deep-fried, pepper mills, and olive oil.

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