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Kitchen Dictionary: Italian dandelion

Close in appearance to the dandelion, but not truly related. The Italian dandelion has a tangy, slightly bitter flavor; and it has jagged-edged leaves that are a deeper green and slightly larger than the dandelion. It can be cooked and also used in salads.

plural: Italian dandelions


Season: available year-round

How to store: Refrigerate, tightly wrapped in a plastic bag, up to five days.

How to prepare: Wash well before using.

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup, chopped
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 24
Calories from Fat 3 (13%)
Total Fat 0.4g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 41mg 1%
Potassium 218mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 5.1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 7%
Sugars 1.9g
Protein 1.5g 2%

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