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dandelion salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Rustie Daye
Hillsboro, OR

My mom use to make this for my sister and I. At first we thought she was crazy eating weeds, but then we discovered the greatest flavor sensation, and now we can't get enough of it!

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For dandelion salad

  • 1/2 pkg
    bacon - thick sliced
  • 6-8 lg
  • 1 bunch
    dandelion or escarole
  • 1/2 c
    onions, yellow, medium
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar or basalmic
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, light
  • 3 stalk

How To Make dandelion salad

  • 1
    Cook bacon so that it's crispy, but not burnt. Peel (optional) and quarter potatoes, and boil until almost soft.
  • 2
    Drain bacon on paper towels. Chop your onion and celery, and dandelion. Put into a large bowl, and add salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Mix together: potatoes, bacon, dandelion, onion, and celery. Drizzle your vinegar and oil slowly while mixing. If you want more bacon, it only tastes better! NOTE: dandelion should be chopped fairly fine.

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