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


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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

158 calories; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 11.2g; dietary fiber 3.3g; sugars 4.4g; fat 11.7g; saturated fat 1.8g; cholesterol 3.9mg; vitamin a iu 2136.4IU; vitamin c 77.3mg; folate 43.3mcg; calcium 60.8mg; iron 1.5mg; magnesium 47.4mg; potassium 373.7mg; sodium 181.4mg; added sugar 3g.

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  • 5 star values: 1
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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
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