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Green Man salad

The Green Man is also known as the Leaf Man or Jack the Green. He is the ancient image of the Goddesses' consort.


5 c lettuce (green leaf lettuce)
2 c dandelion greens (fresh)
8 sli bacon
2 T vinegar (wiite wine vinegar)
2 T sugar
  salt (to taste)


  1. Remove the stems from the green and chop leaves, roughly.
  2. Cut the bacon into one inch square pieces and fry (crispy)
  3. Pour off the fat, reserve 1/2 cup.
  4. To the bacon add the vinegar, sugar and salt into the same frying pan, add in the reserved fat and bring to a boil.
  5. Pour the dressing over the greens, toss and serve.
Total time
15 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


A great dish for Beltaine.


Erin M. Phelan

easy, lunch, supper
salads, vegetables, side dish
Irish food recipes