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Cheese and Dandelion Salad   Veg  CD   ACC  5mins

Serves 4    Cold Vegetarian  Vegetables  Herbs   Salads Accompaniment    Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless



200g/7oz Fresh Young Dandelion Leaves

75g/3oz Red Onion, thinly sliced

2 Tomatoes, quartered

100g/4oz Mature Cheddar Cheese, grated

Salt and Black pepper

2 tbsp Olive Oil

1 tbsp Cider Vinegar

1 teasp Fresh Dill, chopped




1. Important - do not pick dandelion leaves from lawns or areas which have been recently treated with weed killer or hormones.  Wash the dandelion greens carefully. Drain well and cut into pieces. Add the onions, tomatoes, and cheese. Toss to mix.


2. In a bowl, mix together the pepper, oil, vinegar, and dill.


3. To serve - pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Serve immediately.


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Key techniques

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Blend -  To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Make ahead

Chill until ready to serve


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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