Heard about dandelion greens but never tried them? Now is your chance! This Leafy Greens with Lemon-Coconut Sauce will make you a fan for life! The fact is, dandelions are delicious and nutritious from root to flower. They are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Eaten either cooked or raw, they provide vitamins A, C, and K in abundance. They also contain vitamin E, folate, and small amounts of other B vitamins. They are also packed with minerals including iron, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. What’s not to love?
Yield: 2 Servings
Total Time: 20 Minutes
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 red onion, finely sliced
- 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
- 1 piece of ginger, chopped
- 2 cups dandelion greens
- 2 cups chopped spinach
- 1 cup chopped Swiss chard
- 1 red or green chili, finely chopped
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- A pinch of sea salt
- 1 pinch of freshly ground pepper
- ½ cup coconut milk
In a large frying pan set over medium heat, heat coconut oil; sauté onion for about 4 minutes or until fragrant.
Stir in garlic, ginger, and chili; cook for about 5 minutes, stirring.
Toss in the spinach, Swiss chard, dandelion greens, lemon juice, soy sauce, coconut milk, sea salt and pepper; cook for 1 minute. Leafy Greens with Lemon-Coconut Sauce is the perfect side dish.
Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories: 376; Total Fat: 14.4 g; Carbs: 31 g; Dietary Fiber: 8.8 g; Sugars: 14.21 g; Protein: 7.2 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 628 mg