Beans and Dandelion Greens

Updated: Dec 21, 2018

Beans and Dandelion Greens
General Information
  • TypeSide Dishes
  • DifficultyEasy
  • FlavorSavory
  • CourseMain
  • Estimated Time21 minutes
  • Yield6 servings


  • Garlic
  • Dandelion
  • Black Pepper
    Black Pepper
  • Olive Oil
    Olive Oil
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
    Apple Cider Vinegar
  • vegetable broth
    vegetable broth
  • seasalt
  • Onion
  • Tomato
  • sausage
  • Thyme
  • Beans
  • 3 cloves of Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 cup of Dandelion (greens, 1 bunch)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of Vegetable broth (low sodium)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Seasalt
  • 1 teaspoon of Onion (red, sliced)
  • 5 Tomato (sliced)
  • 2 ounces of Sausage (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon of Thyme (dried, or 1 fresh sprig)
  • 1 cup of Beans (cooked. Cannellini or as preferred)


Beans will keep you sustained, and dandelions will help cleanse out toxins in this warming side dish. Simmered with garlic, thyme, vegetable broth, and olive oil, it will comfort your whole body on a cold night. Since the beans are pre-cooked, it can be made quickly yet give off an abundance of aroma and flavor. 

  1. Coat a pan with olive oil and set it on medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, sausage, and garlic and saute until fully cooked.(3 minutes)
  3. Add the dandelion and a bit of salt and pepper. Saute.(3 minutes)
  4. Mix in the beans, herbs, and vegetable broth. Let simmer through completely.(10 minutes)
  5. Add the cherry tomatoes, vinegar, and oil. Cook over low heat.(5 minutes)
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.