Dandelion and Radicchio Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

This recipe is not going to be my most popular one, but I’m ok with that.  BUT, for those of you who are opened-minded to trying something new, stay with me.  Dandelion greens are among the most nutrient-dense greens around.  I grew up eating dandelion salad straight up with my Everyday Salad Dressing #1 (lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper) and sometimes with anchovies or sardines. (See another, more traditional dressing below.)  I still love it that way, but for anyone not used to dandelion greens, I paired it with this mild dressing which tones down the bitterness. You can also ease into bitter greens by mixing them with more mild salads.  I love sautéing dandelion greens with lots of garlic or adding them to vegetable soups.Continue reading