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Plate and fork with sweet kale salad topped with poppyseed dressing, cranberries and pepitas.
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4.54 from 15 votes

Sweet Kale Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Inspired by the popular chopped salad kits, this sweet kale salad is loaded with crunchy greens and topped with dried cranberries, pepitas and a creamy poppyseed dressing.
Prep Time15 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet kale salad
Servings: 3


  • 4 cups chopped curly kale
  • 2 cups shredded brussels sprouts
  • 2 cups broccoli slaw
  • 2-4 Tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 2-4 Tablespoon roasted and salted pepitas
  • Creamy Poppyseed Dressing
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  • Make dressing: Whisk together all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside. 
  • Mix salad: Prep salad by adding chopped kale, shredded brussels sprouts and slaw into a large bowl. Toss with half of the dressing, then add more as needed. You'll likely have some leftover.
  • Add toppings and enjoy: Top salad with dried cranberries and pepitas and serve.


Serving: 1/3 of recipe | Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 896mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 19g