Low Fat Poppy Seed Dressing with Spinach Strawberry Salad

Low Fat Poppy Seed Dressing with Spinach Strawberry SaladSweet and tangy poppy seed dressing works with any salad but is especially good with summer ripe strawberries and nutrient-packed spinach. Ideal for an outdoor summer or late spring brunch.

Spinach makes this dish a superfood meal, with plenty of fresh flavor and a huge hit of nutrition.

Serves 4

Low Fat Poppy Seed Dressing with Spinach Strawberry Salad

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 large salad

Serving Size: 1/3 pound salad

Calories per serving: 118 calories

Fat per serving: 5g fat (0 g saturated)

Low Fat Poppy Seed Dressing with Spinach Strawberry Salad


  • 1/4 cup low fat yogurt, preferably Greek yogurt
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound baby spinach
  • 1 pint strawberries, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted


  • Prepare the dressing. Place yogurt, zest, lemon, sugar or sugar substitute, poppy seeds, and salt, in a mini chopper. Blend until well combined.
  • Place spinach and strawberries in a large bowl and toss with dressing. Sprinkle with almonds and serve immediately.

Nutritional Stats Per Serving (1/3 pound salad): 118 calories, 4g protein, 15g carbohydrates, 5g fat (0 g saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 5g fiber, 99 mg sodium.

Weight Watchers® Points Plus: 3



  1. I made this for a work bbq and everyone raved about it. I received many requests for the recipe the next day!

  2. This was delicious. Just what I was looking for, a healthy and delicious lemon poppyseed dressing recipe without too much sugar. Thanks!

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