Dandelion Greens

Raw or cooked, this edible weed has an enjoyably bitter flavor that adds complexity to a range of dishes. The greens are also delicious by themselves. Early spring is the best time to nab them before the plants have a chance to flower.

New York, NY
Lamb Blade Chop with skordalia and dandelion greens; $23

Primo Restaurant
Rockland, ME
Halibut atop creamy white bean puree, wilted dandelion greens, sweet onion-Meyer lemon confit with warm Maine shrimp and white bean salad; $25

San Francisco, CA
Funghi Pizza with mushrooms, smoked mozzarella, grana, garlic, oregano and dandelion greens; $18

Oakland, CA
Poached Egg with wilted dandelion greens, house-smoked bacon and garlic croutons; $9.25

Chicago, IL
Boiled Dandelion Greens served with olive oil and lemon; $5.99

Pizzeria Ortica
Costa Mesa, CA
Charcoal-grilled Lamb Skewers, mint salsa verde, wilted dandelion greens; $11


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