Creamy poppy seed dressing behind a plate of quick spinach salad.
5 from 2 votes

Quick Spinach Salad with Peach Dressing

This creamy poppy seed dressing and quick spinach salad are always a huge hit and a total crowd pleaser. Easy and packed with flavor!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy poppy seed dressing, peach dressing, poppy seed dressing
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 329kcal
Author Longbourn Farm • Alli Kelley


For the Salad

  • 10 oz bag of spinach
  • 16 oz bag of coleslaw
  • 1 cup dried cranberries amount is your preference
  • 1 cup honey roasted or candied peanuts or sunflower seeds, amount is your preference
  • 1 recipe peach vinaigrette dressing recipe follows

For the Peach Vinaigrette Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup peaches diced, skins on
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds


For the Dressing

  • Combine all ingredients besides the poppy seeds.
  • Blend in a food processor, blender, or with an immersion blender until smooth.
  • Stir in poppy seeds.

For the Salad

  • Toss the spinach and coleslaw together in a large bowl.
  • Start by adding 1 cup each of dried cranberries and peanuts, adjust to your personal preference from there.
  • Add the dressing gradually, tossing periodically. Use as much as you prefer. I usually use close to a full recipe.



Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 211mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 3425IU | Vitamin C: 33.1mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 2mg