Dandelion Salad Ghana Style

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My wife made me this Dandelion Salad Ghana style, when I was staying with her in her native country of Ghana. Delicious!

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Dandelion Salad Ghana Style Recipe-


(serves 2)

  • 4 oz. fresh picked dandelion leaves, washed clean and torn apart
  • ½ small red onion, rough chopped
  • 1 small to medium tomato, rough chopped
  • ½ green bell pepper, cored, de-seeded, and rough chopped
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced, rough chopped, and lightly salted
  • 1 small can (5 or 6 oz.) smoked Baltic sprats, left whole
  • Mayonnaise for dressing
  • 2 oz. cooked spaghetti (optional)
  1. If you are going to use spaghetti, cook that well ahead of when you want to assemble the salad, and let it cool
  2. Mix all the chopped vegetable ingredients together in a mixing bowl and toss well.
  3. If using spaghetti, put the pasta in the bottom of your serving bowls, and then place the mixed salad on top, followed by a sprinkling of the chopped boiled eggs.
  4. Arrange the sardines over the top of the salad.
  5. Drizzle some mayonnaise (or dressing of your choice, my Ghanaian wife often uses Ranch or Thousand Island) over the salads, and serve.

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