Green dandelions are part of the chicory family. Chicories are essential to any great salad! Some people think of chicories as weeds, but don’t be fooled, they’re packed with flavor and nutrients.
Green dandelions are the foliage from a green dandelion plant before the plant flowers. They have whitish/green stems and dark green jagged leaves.
Dandelions are extremely bitter and most often mixed into green smoothies, and used in juices to utilize its high nutrient content. They may also be added to salads, cooked in soups or paired with hard-boiled eggs.
High in calcium, rich in iron, antioxidants, beneficial minerals and protein. Leaves are highly perishable, use soon after purchasing.