SNAPPY SAUTEED DANDELIONS
1½ Pound Dandelion greens, tough lower stems discarded and leaves chopped
3 Tbs Olive oil
3 Large Garlic cloves, smashed
½ tsp Hot red-pepper flakes, dried
¼ tsp Sea salt
Boil Dandelions in a large pot of salted water until tender. (About 10 minutes) Drain and rinse under cold water. Gently rub out excess water.
Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic and red-pepper flakes, stirring frequently, until pale golden. (About 1 minute.) Increase heat to medium-high, add greens and sea salt and sauté until coated with oil and heated through, about 4 minutes. Enjoy!
These nutritional greens serve as a fantastic side dish to your favorite pasta!