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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Broccoli, Kale, & Brussels Sprouts Slaw

This healthy salad, Broccoli, Kale, and Brussels Sprouts Slaw, is a delicious blend of sweet and savory.  Crisp veggies (broccoli slaw, fresh kale, and Brussels sprouts), dried cranberries, and pepitas in a sweet and sour poppy seed dressing make it shine! 

Close up of Broccoli, Kale, & Brussels Sprouts Slaw in white serving bowl with spoon

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this simple slaw.  I first discovered it when I bought a package of premixed salad at my grocers a few months back  (The kind where the add ins are in plastic and it comes with a dressing.)  When I read the list of ingredients, I knew it would be easy to recreate it. I have also seen the a bagged mix of broccoli slaw, kale, and Brussels sprouts at Trader Joe's (minus the add ins) just recently.

I have to confess.  I've been known to eat a huge bowl of this for lunch.  Nothing else.  Just this. This slaw makes me happy.  :)

 Broccoli, Kale, and Brussels Sprouts Slaw in white bowl, angle view with spoon

It takes minutes to throw together, thanks to your favorite brand of bottled light sweet and sour poppy seed dressing, and it keeps well for a couple of days in the fridge.  There is plenty of crunch from the veggies as well as raw pepitas and a sweet pop from the dried cranberries.  It's sweet and savory and it's a nice change from the same old salad or slaw.  Because it keeps well, it's a great potluck dish too!

Broccoli, Kale, and Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Renee's Kitchen Adventures
Published 03/20/2014
Broccoli, Kale, and Brussels Sprouts Slaw


  • 1-12oz, package of broccoli cole slaw mix (such as Mann's®)
  • 2 cups of finely chopped kale (only the tender leaves)
  • 1 cup finely sliced raw fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup raw pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1/2 cup Light Poppyseed dressing (I used Hartville Kitchen®)


  • In large bowl, combine the broccoli slaw, kale, Brussels sprouts, cranberries, and pepitas. Pour on the dressing and mix well. Allow flavors to meld for about 15 minutes before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator.  
Yield: approx. 6 cups
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.
Cook time: 00 hrs. 00 mins.
Total time: 10 mins.
Tags: salad, slaw, broccoli, kale, Brussels, cranberries, pepitas

Servings - approx. 6   Serving Size - approx. 1 cup   Points Plus per serving - 4P+
Calories - 151.8,   Total Fat - 4.7g,   Carb. - 21.3g,   Protein - 3.8g,   Fiber - 4.3g

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  1. Gorgeous photos Renee and I would be just as guilty of eating a whole bowl of this for lunch too! Looks delicious!

    1. thanks Shelby! It's really one of my favorite.

  2. YUM! Totally the perfect lunch! So much goodness in one bowl!!

  3. Your salad looks delicious! I'll have to make this for lunch!

    1. It really is a great salad. Hope you enjoy it and thanks for stopping by!

  4. Hey, Renee. This looks really mouthwatering. I am hosting a Cunning Ladies’ Friday party and I would love to see this post in the party. Please join us.

    1. Thank you for the invite! I'll be over to check it out!

  5. I live a slaw too Renee. This one looks awesome. Mmmm!

  6. Renee, thanks for adding this recipe in the Cunning Ladies' Friday Party. I was reading your about page and I am amazed on how you gave up a nursing career and a good pay to be a stay at home mom. Like you, I am also in a medical field but am not working at it anymore, not by choice, but by lack of experience. I want to go back so bad for money - I did not really like the feeling of leaving my kids when I go to work but I feel like I have to help out financially and this feeling makes me depressed. Although my husband did not pressure me to go back to work, I feel that I have to go back. I am so inspired that you were able to settle at home as a stay at home mom. Although it has been two years that I have not been working, I am still struggling to adjust as a full time mother. Thank again...

    1. Oh yes, I was really lucky that our family could function on one income. My kids are all older now. I only have one left at home and he is a Junior in high-school. They really do grow up so fast, I am so grateful I could be there to be a part of it with them and not miss all the good and the bad stuff that goes along with raising children. Good luck to you on whatever path you decide to take!

  7. Gorgeous pictures, as always, my friend! I've never had broccoli slaw before, but this looks and sounds amazing. Will give it a go! Stumbled :)

  8. What a great way of adding more nutrition and flavour to coleslaw!! I love it.
    I will have to start making my coleslaw this way!

  9. G'day! looks very healthy indeed! On my list to do! Thank you!
    Cheers! Joanne

  10. Renee, what a beautiful picture and the bowl is calling me!! So glad that I decided to visit your wonderful space....

  11. What an unusual recipe. It looks delicious - so vibrant and crunchy and tasty. I have never seen the broccoli slaw mix to buy here in the UK but I will definitely be saving my broccoli stems now for this slaw! Thanks so much for the recipe. x

    1. Oh I can't believe you can't get broccoli slaw in the UK! Yes, peeled stems would def work well! Thanks for stopping by!


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