Dandelion Salad with Warm Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Dandelion Salad with Warm Hazelnut Vinaigrette
Serves 3
Dandelion greens provide a higher amount of calcium and iron than most cultivated greens, they have a wide array of health benefits that make them the perfect all around nutritional boost. The nutrients in dandelion greens may help reduce the risk of cancer, multiple sclerosis, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration and stroke. Dandelion contains anti-inflammatory properties which may provide benefit to those with asthma and other inflammatory diseases.
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Prep Time
20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 large bunches dandelion greens
  2. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  3. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1/4 cup hazelnuts, coarsely chopped
  5. 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  6. Sea salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Wash greens, remove stems and chop into 3/4-inch pieces.
  2. Place greens in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a sauté pan on medium.
  4. Add garlic and nuts, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in vinegar, salt and pepper.
  6. Pour the hot vinaigrette over the greens and toss well.
  7. Enjoy!
Tatjana Popovic | International Health Coach http://www.totallywellness.com/