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Poppy Seed Fruit Dressing Recipe

Poppy Seed Fruit Dressing Recipe

A favorite Southern way to serve fruits of the season is with a drizzle of poppy seed dressing. This tasty topper has subtle peach flavor and a pretty tint to match. It's a simple recipe that never fails to draw "oohs" and "aahs". -Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:22 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large peach, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 large orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 small pineapple, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 small cantaloupe, cut into balls or cubes
  • 2 cups strawberries or blueberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup seedless grapes
  • 1 medium unpeeled red apple, sliced
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and sliced

Directions

  • 1. Place the peach in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Add sugar apple juice, vinegar, onion, mustard and salt. Cover and process for 10-15 seconds. Slowly add oil; process 1 minute longer. Stir in poppy seeds. Arrange fruit on a large platter; serve with dressing. Yield: 22 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving with 2 teaspoons dressing (prepared with sugar substitute equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar and unsweetened apple juice) equals 58 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.