Meatless Monday – Dandelion Salad

We have gone straight from winter to summer and with that comes DANDELIONS!!

For all the amazing health benefits of dandelions check out the Leaf Ladys website lots and lots of great info….

Best when young and tender, dandelion greens make a great salad! If you’re wary about using the greens growing in the yard, you may often find them in the produce section of food specialty shops.


This is just a basic recipe, add cucumber, asparagus,spinach and radish

1/2 pound torn dandelion greens

1/2 red onion, chopped

2 tomatoes, chopped

1/2 tsp. dried basil

salt and pepper to taste


In a medium bowl, toss together dandelion greens, red onion, and tomatoes.  Season with basil, salt, and pepper.