grandmas dandelion salad ( lowenzahnsalat)

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By Linda Smith
from Oelwein, IA

One more from grandmas notes, we had this a lot in the summer months.

serves 8
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For grandmas dandelion salad ( lowenzahnsalat)

  • 1 lb
    young dandelions
  • 4 slice
    bacon (diced)
  • 3 md
    onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    finley chopped herbs (she don't say what but i used parsley and some garlic)

How To Make grandmas dandelion salad ( lowenzahnsalat)

  • 1
    Remove blossoms from dandelions (save) grandma used the tops to make wine.
  • 2
    Cut stems and youngest leaves into small pieces and wash.
  • 3
    Fry bacon and onions, place in salad bowl together with dandelion leaves. (I did not drain all the grease from the bacon and onions left about 1 Tablespoon but did cool it a little before adding it to the dandelion.)
  • 4
    Combine vinegar, sugar,salt,water and herbs to make a salad dressing. Pour over salad and toss just before serving.

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