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Lemon poppy seed dressing in a cup on a cutting board with chopped fresh veggies.
Preserved Lemon–Poppy Seed Dressing
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins

I love this lemon poppy seed dressing recipe - it's super simple and delicious for salads. This anti-inflammatory recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free.

Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dressing
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 99 kcal
Author: Almila Kakinc-Dodd
  • 1 preserved lemon recipe in book
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 cup raw or Manuka honey
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/2 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon brown mustard
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  1. In a high-speed blender, purée the preserved lemon, lemon juice, honey, garlic, poppy seeds, and brown mustard. With the blender running, slowly add the olive oil and continue blending until thoroughly emulsified.

  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Use the dressing immediately or store in an airtight glass container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts
Preserved Lemon–Poppy Seed Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 6mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.