What can you do with dandelion greens besides sautéing it in garlic and oil?

  • Posted by: Ann_B
  • January 7, 2013


Jason W. January 13, 2013
I've always been a fan of braising dandelion greens. I usually saute onions and garlic with a pinch of chili flakes. After they are nice and soft, I throw in the greens just to wilt. I cover the greens in chicken stock and put the pan in a 350 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Delicious, especially the broth.
luvcookbooks January 10, 2013
Put them in your favorite pasta fagioli recipe. I take out some of the soup and puree it when I have time, before cooking the pasta in the soup. Bitter greens lighten the dish.
cookinginvictoria January 8, 2013
I adore dandelion greens too -- I try to source small ones, which I find are the most tender and not too bitter. This is one of my favorite soups using dandelion leaves: http://food52.com/recipes/11804_weed_soup. If you want to try a risotto, gingerroot's Ricotta Risotto with Dandelion Greens and Orange is delicious http://food52.com/recipes/10435_ricotta_risotto_with_dandelion_greens_and_orange. And finally aargersi's dandelion greens salad, which is served with a poached egg, is amazing. http://food52.com/recipes/11663_dandelion_greens_salad
pierino January 7, 2013
You can also add them to a ramen style Japanese noodle soup. Let me add that I love dandelion greens.
sdebrango January 7, 2013
This is a delicious recipe using dandelion greens http://food52.com/recipes/19712_reheated_minestra_with_olive_oil_and_stale_bread
em-i-lis January 7, 2013
I agree with all of the above and also want to say that they make a great spread for a sandwich: http://food52.com/recipes/17305_holy_sandwich
Bevi January 7, 2013
They are great with other greens for a salad with roasted vegetables, chopped up pears, and nuts. Just go easy.
Merrill S. January 7, 2013
Put them in a frittata!
Monita January 7, 2013
Here's a fettucine recipe with dandelion greens
Prosciutto wrapped dandelions
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