This Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing is the perfect salad dressing! It's a little sweet, a little tangy, and goes great with most salads. Best of all it is completely free from any added sugar!
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I am usually a ride or die ranch dressing kinda girl. But in the spring and summer, I enjoy a light salad and that calls for a lighter dressing. This Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing fits the bill perfectly!
I love making my own dressings. Not only are they SUPER easy, but you can also customize them to suit your taste preferences.
Poppy Seed dressing has been a long time favorite of mine during the spring and summer months, but store-bought varieties have TONS of sugar, which is something that I try to avoid.
I decided to whip up my own and it turned out so great that I had to share!
What you'll need for this homemade sugar-free poppyseed dressing:
White Vinegar is pretty standard, but you can also try different kinds of vinegar to change up the taste. Some of my favorites are apple cider vinegar and red wine vinegar.
Dry Ground Mustard or prepared yellow mustard. You can also try some dijon mustard if you prefer.
Onion Powder or finely minced onion.
Avocado Oil or extra light olive oil. In fact, just about any mild-flavored oil would work fine.
Sugar Substitute of your choice. I love to use Lakanto monk fruit blend as I find that it doesn't have the cooling effect that plain erythritol does, and there is no aftertaste.
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Tips for making the best homemade dressing:
Typically this dressing is made in a blender or using a whisk and a bowl but I actually love to make homemade dressings in a shaker cup. The same kind that you can use to mix protein shakes.
Not only do they make quick and easy work of dressing, but you can store the leftover dressing right in the bottle so you don't have to dirty a ton of dishes.
This dressing will separate as it sits, but you can just shake it up right before serving and it will come together again nicely.
Store leftover dressing in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
This dressing goes perfectly with my Red, White, and Blue Summer Salad!
Be sure to check out these other great sugar-free dressing and sauces:
- Creamy Thai Peanut Dressing
- Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette
- Bacon Mayo
- Homemade Pecan Pesto
- Ranch Dressing from Dr. Davinah's Eats
- Honey Mustard Dressing from Peace, Love, and Low Carb
Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing | Keto, Sugar Free
- Combine all ingredients in a container with a tight fitting lid (I like to use a shaker bottle)
- Shake the container vigorously until all ingredients are well combined.
- Store, tightly sealed in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.
Be sure to read the entire post for tips, tricks, and help troubleshooting.
The nutrition information listed here is only an estimate and is simply provided as a courtesy. It nor any other information within this post should constitute medical or nutritional advice. Be sure to read all packaging and ingredient labels for potential allergens. Optional ingredients are not included unless otherwise specified.