Green Man Salad
- 5 cups green leaf lettuce
- 2 cups fresh dandelion greens
- 6-8 slices of bacon
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- Salt to taste
Remove stems of greens and roughly chop leaves. Cut bacon into 1 inch square pieces and fry until crispy. Pour off the fat, reserving 1/2 cup. Add vinegar, sugar, and salt to the bacon and reserved fat, bring to a boil. Pour dressing over greens toss and serve.
Variations: You may substitute the dandelion greens with a “spring green” salad mixture.
Magickal Attribute: Honors the goddess consort, also know as the May King or Jack in the Green.
Source: Joanne Asala, Celtic folklore Cooking