1-1/2 T herbally infused olive oil
7-1/2 cups (packed) of Dandelion leaves, chopped bite sized pieces
6 cloves of garlic, chopped
3/4 cup sesame seeds
2-1/2 tsp. Bragg’s liquid amino’s or Tamari soy sauce
1. Toast the sesame seeds in a frying pan over medium heat, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned and fragrant. Immediately remove from pan and set aside.
2. Gently sauté the dandelion leaves and garlic in the olive oil 15 minutes, stirring often.
Stir in the Bragg’s liquid aminos and sesame seeds and serve hot.
Dandelion: The leaves are more nutritious than anything you can buy. They’re higher in beta-carotene than carrots. The iron and calcium content is phenomenal, greater than spinach. You also get vitamins B-1, B-2, B-5, B-6, B-12, C, E, P, and D, biotin, inositol, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc by using a tasty, free vegetable that grows on virtually every lawn. The root contains the sugar inulin, plus many medicinal substances.
High in Protein 2.7g, Calcium 187mg, Iron 3 mg, Carbos 9.2g, Vit C 68 mg, and vitamin A
Harvest leaves in the early spring before they flower, or in the Fall after a frost. Roots best harvested after a Fall frost through Spring. If harvest leaves in the Summer boil in several changes of water to make them more palatable.
Flowers are edible and make a wonderful wine, and yummy fritters.
Garlic: garlic is a powerful herb for the treatment of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ” No other herb comes close to the multiple system actions of garlic, its antibiotic activity, and its immune-potentiating power.”