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GreenChef Melissa Davison | Tropical Salad with a Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing

Posted By Melissa Davison On January 5, 2009 @ 3:30 pm In Full Recipe List,G Living Shows,GreenChef Videos,GreenChefs Videos / Food Show,Recipes / Raw,Recipes / Soups & Salads | No Comments

“This was a beautiful and refreshingly sweet salad, perfect for a light lunch. The mixture of the fresh fruit and greens together with a sweet and tangy creamy dressing was a great combination. I don’t usually eat poppy seeds, but it worked rather well with this dish and added a nice crunch. It’s important to remember that poppy seeds contain opiates like morphine and codeine, although the cultivated western poppy seeds contain little opium if any. I’m sure they’re safe in small quantities as a garnish as they are usually used.” – Indulge

Tropical Salad with a Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing
(by rawchef Melissa Davison)

For the Salad:

4 Cups Mixed Baby Greens

1 Ripe Mango, Diced (about 2 cups)

1 Cup Fresh Strawberries

Handful of Blueberries an Raspberries combined

Toss or plate salad ingredients

For the Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing:

1/4 Cup Agave

1 Tsp. Stone Ground Mustard or Dry Mustard Powder

1/2 Tsp. Natural Sea Salt

1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar (or Lemon Juice)

2 TB Poppy Seeds

1/3 Cup Fresh or Frozen Raspberries

1 TB Shallots, Minced

Blend carefully on low speed or whisk together. Then toss or drizzle over the salad.

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