Dandelion Salad


How to make Dandelion Salad from The Hunger Games | CookFiction.com

Name: Dandelion Salad

Inspired by: The Hunger Games

Secret Ingredient: Prim's goat cheese

"That night, we gorged ourselves on dandelion salad and the rest of the bakery bread." - Katniss


Making the Dandelion Salad

You will need:

  • 1 pound dandelion greens
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh citrus (lemon or orange) juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup goat cheese


  1. Remove the dead dandelion leaves, rinse several times, and add the greens to a bowl.
  2. Wash the tomatoes, slice them lengthwise, and add to the bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine citrus juice, oil, salt, and pepper and mix well.
  4. Pour dressing over salad and stir to ensure all greens are covered.
  5. Top with shredded basil and goat cheese.
  6. Serve with strawberries, freshly-baked bread, and mint tea.

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