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Nutrition Facts

Calories 343
  Calories from Fat 234 (68%)
(40%)Total Fat 26g
(43%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(12%)Cholesterol 37mg
(26%)Sodium 621mg
(20%)Potassium 698mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
(21%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(22%)Protein 11g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Bacon-Dandelion Salad with Garlic Toast


  • 2 cups bacon, diced very small

  • 2 1/2 lbs dandelion greens

  • 4 Tbs white wine vinegar

  • Ground black pepper, to taste

  • 4 slices bread

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled

This minimalist salad will inspire you to head to the farmer's market for a real farm-to-table approach.


  • Cook bacon slowly in skillet until it starts to break down.
  • Wash and drain dandelion greens and place in warmed bowl.
  • Pour bacon drippings over the greens, keeping the bacon in the skillet.
  • Stir vinegar into the bacon in the skillet and pour both over the greens.
  • Toast bread slices and rub with garlic cloves.
  • Sprinkle salad with pepper and serve accompanied by toasted bread.

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