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George Washington Carver's Dandelion Salad (1942)

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“Adapted from the bulletin, "Nature's Garden for Peace and Victory," February 14, 1942. Be sure to use only young, tender leaves that have not been treated with pesticide.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
3-4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups finely shredded dandelion greens
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 small radishes, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vinaigrette (or mayonnaise)
  • hard-boiled egg, sliced, for garnish
  • pickled beet, for garnish

Directions

  1. Mix the dandelion, onion, radishes, parsley, sugar, salt and pepper.
  2. Add vinaigrette and toss to mix.
  3. Garnish with slices of egg and/or beets.

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