Hunger Games Dandelion Salad with Blood Orange Salad Dressing
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Superfood dandelion greens deserve a tangy salad dressing made from blood oranges, olive oil and red chili pepper. Bright, tart, sweet and spicy all at the same time.
Recipe type: Salad Dressing
Serves: 4
  • Dandelion greens
  • Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon of citrus zest from a combination of blood orange and lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of raspberry honey or regular honey
  • 1 teaspoon of fig jam (optional)
  • ⅛ teaspoons red chili pepper
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon blood orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil or canola oil
  • salt and pepper
  1. Zest the citrus into a small bowl
  2. Whisk together dijon mustard, honey, fig jam and red wine vinegar and citrus juices.
  3. Slowly whisk in olive oil and grapeseed oil.
  4. Season with salt the pepper and taste for heat. Dressing should have a spicy zing to it, which helps to balance the bitterness of the greens.
This dressing makes enough for 1 bunch of dandelion greens.
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