Green Man Salad

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