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Plate and fork with sweet kale salad topped with poppyseed dressing, cranberries and pepitas.
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4.45 from 9 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 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet kale salad
Servings: 3
Calories: 321kcal


  • 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