The lightly sweet, creamy homemade poppy seed dressing takes this crunchy salad to the next level for a mouthwatering vegetable side dish or light lunch. Top with cooked chicken for a heartier meal.

Carolyn Casner
Source:, April 2017


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, poppy seeds, sugar (or honey), salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add kale, broccoli stems (or slaw), Brussels sprouts, radicchio, cranberries and pepitas; toss until well coated with the dressing.


Nutrition Facts

157.6 calories; protein 4.1g 8% DV; carbohydrates 11.2g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugars 4.4g; fat 11.7g 18% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 3.9mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 2136.4IU 43% DV; vitamin c 77.3mg 129% DV; folate 43.3mcg 11% DV; calcium 60.8mg 6% DV; iron 1.5mg 8% DV; magnesium 47.4mg 17% DV; potassium 373.7mg 11% DV; sodium 181.4mg 7% DV; added sugar 3g.

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  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 4 stars
This is a cool cerebral salad that has a hint of smoky sweetness. I used regular red cabbage instead of radicchio and added some matchstick-cut carrots. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This is basically a homemade version of the mix they sell at Trader Joe's and Costco. While the bag mix is easy (dump and go) the dressing ingredients aren't as clean as this homemade yummy one! I love this salad! Read More