Apricot-PoppySeed Winter Salad Dressing (Christmas Salad)

This winter salad is bursting with seasonal flavors from crisp apples, creamy avocado, salty parmesan cheese, and tart pomegranates with a homemade Apricot-Poppyseed Winter Salad Dressing for the ultimate Christmas Day Salad!


For the Apricot-Poppyseed Salad Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup St. Dalfour Apricot
  • 2 tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. Poppyseed
  • Salt & Black Pepper, to taste

For serving:

  • Lacinato Kale, chopped
  • Arugula
  • Avocado, sliced
  • Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • Pomegranates
  • Honeycrisp Apples, sliced
  • Brussel Sprouts, shaved
  • Pecans, crushed


  1. To make the salad dressing, simply whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl. Add 2-3 tablespoons of water to desired thickness.
  2. Toss the kale, arugula, and shaved brussel sprouts together in a large serving bowl. Add the salad dressing to toss once more, then top with remaining salad ingredients. Season with salt and black pepper to taste before serving.