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Roasted Dandelion Roots

Roasted Dandelion Roots
Servings: 2 people


  • 6 Dandelion Roots peeled
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.
  • Dig up and wash dandelion roots thoroughly. Peel and slice.
  • Put on a tray with oilve oil. Sprinkle with salt. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes.


Dandelion roots will be bitter. You can mix them with rice or other roasted veggies that are sweet, such as carrots, beets, and onions, to help make them more palatable. Bitter flavors have become increasingly less common in the United States, but is still common in many other countries. You can become more tolerant to bitter flavors over time!