Chef Elle’s Dandelion Spread

Dandelion Spread as prepared by Chef Elle

2 c dandelion greens
¼ c chives
¼ c parsley
1 shallot finely chopped
1/2 garlic bulb, roasted
2 T oil from roasted garlic
4 oz. goat cheese (room temperature)
sea salt
cracked black pepper

fresh baked bread
tomato slices

Tools
food processor, serrated knife, measuring cups, measuring spoons, spoon
Old School Translations
T = tablespoon; t = teaspoon; c = cup

Procedure
In a food processor, add dandelion greens, chives, parsley, chopped shallot, roasted garlic and oil and blend until finely chopped. Add goat cheese and blend until mixture is smooth. Transfer spread to a storage container and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until ready to serve.

Season tomato slices with sea salt and pepper.

Smear 2 tablespoons onto two slices of bread; place two tomato slices on top and finish with the second slice. Using serrated knife, trim the crust and cut into three petite sandwiches. (*see video)

To make additional sandwiches, complete the previous steps.

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Easy Solutions: Chef Elle’s Dandelion Spread can be used as a dip. Roasting garlic was mentioned in last month’s on-air recipe. As always, the ingredients are fresh. And for quality assurance and optimal results, Chef Elle suggests following the recipes as written and using products mentioned.

Live At 9 cooking segment is sponsored by Double Door Marketing and Whole Foods Market.

© 2014 Elle Green All Rights Reserved. Chef Elle appears courtesy of Simple Conceptions.



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