Dandelion Salad

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

2 servings

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.

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

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.
Editor’s Note
Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.

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