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Sweet kale salad tossed in dressing in a clear glass bowl

DIY Sweet Kale Salad Kit

A recipe inspired by the popular store-bought sweet kale salad kit! It’s made with kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli slaw, dried cranberries, pepitas, optional goat cheese, and tossed with a delicious poppy seed yogurt dressing.

Prep: 25 minuteTotal: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings 1x

Ingredients

Dressing: 

  • ½ cup Greek yogurt (2% or full-fat) 
  • 2 Tbsp. mayo (may sub additional yogurt)
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar 
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • ½ small orange, juice of (2 T) + ½ tsp. orange zest 
  • ½ lemon, juice of (2 T) + ½ tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. poppy seeds 
  • ½  tsp. sea salt
  • ¼  tsp. onion powder 

Salad:

  • 4 cups kale, stems removed and chopped into small pieces
  • 12 oz. bag broccoli slaw
  • 2 cups shredded Brussels sprouts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz.) goat cheese crumbles, optional

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Set aside.
  2. Toast the pumpkin seeds in a pan over medium-low heat tossing often for about 5-7 minutes or until the seeds give off a toasted smell.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients. Pour the dressing over the ingredients and toss gently to combine. 
  4. Top with additional cranberries, pumpkin seeds, green onion, and optional goat cheese crumbles.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe
  • Calories: 205
  • Fat: 11 g
  • (Sat Fat: 5 g)
  • Sodium: 295 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 17 g
  • (Fiber: 5 g
  • Sugar: 9 g)
  • Protein: 13 g

Dietary

© The Real Food Dietitians
Recipe By: Stacie Hassing

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