Dandelion (Cicoria)

April 5, 2011 | In: Side Dish, Vegetarian

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This is a delicious and healthy side dish. The video below will explain it to you in details. It is very easy to make.


2lb Dandelions

3 whole Garlic cloves

Crushed Red Pepper (optional)


extra vergin olive oil

salt pepper


Clean the dandelion cut in 3 inc long , wash and drain it

In the meantime,  bring a pot of water to a boil

Add the dandelion and salt

Cook it for 5- 7 minutes

Drain the dandelion, it will shrink in size significantly

In  a pan, put some extra virgin olive oil

Add the garlic cloves in “camicia” (with the skin on)

Add the crushed red pepper if desired

When the oil is hot and has absorve the flavors from garlic and red pepper, add the dandelion

Add salt and pepper to taste

Saute it for 3  to 5 minutes at low heat.  Mix it all together.

Put the dandelion in a serving plate and garnish with lemon wedges

Enjoy, Buon Appetito

1 Response to Dandelion (Cicoria)



April 5th, 2011 at 2:18 pm

I’m so happy you made this, thanks for fulfilling my request! Love Dandelion!

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