Dandelion greens

The dandelion plant is a beneficial weed, with a wide range of uses. Dandelions are found on all continents and have been gathered since prehistory, but the varieties cultivated for consumption are mainly native to Eurasia. Dandelion leaves and buds have been a part of traditional Sephardic, Chinese and Korean cuisine. In the north-eastern United States, dandelion is cultivated and eaten in salad. The ground, roasted roots are used as a caffeine-free dandelion coffee, and the flowers are used to make dandelion wine. Dandelion is a rich source of vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, as well as m..

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