Sauteed Dandelion Greens

A frugal, very healthy green rich in vitamins!

  • Author: The Wilderness Wife
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Vegetable
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 pound dandelion green
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Optional – grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Wash greens thoroughly in salted water.
  2. Cut leaves in 2 inch pieces. I use scissors to make it quick.
  3. Cook greens uncovered in a small amount of salted water until just starting to become tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Drain greens and rinse thoroughly in a colander with cold water to stop cooking. Be sure to drain and press out all excess moisture.
  5. Sauté onion and onion in olive oil till translucent, add garlic sautéing for 2-3 minutes more. do not allow garlic to burn.
  6. Add dandelions and cook for 4-6 minutes more stirring to mix and coat with oil.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve with freshly grated parmesan cheese.