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Dandelion Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

2 servings

This is one my favorite salads and it is so healthy for you! Guests will be surprised at how wonderful it tastes. —Frances Sheridan Goulart, Weston, Connecticut
Dandelion Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups torn dandelion greens or arugula
  • 2 green onions or 1 medium leek (white portion only), thinly sliced
  • 2 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced
  • 1/2 cup grapefruit or tangerine sections
  • Dandelion blossoms, optional

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk oil and lemon juice. In a large bowl, combine dandelion greens and onions. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat.
  2. Arrange eggs and grapefruit sections over greens. If desired, top with dandelion blossoms.
Editor's Note: Verify that dandelion greens haven't been treated with lawn-care chemicals.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 166 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 212mg cholesterol, 67mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetable.

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