The Out Guide to Superfoods
By Andrew Belonsky
Release Its Power: These bitter greens are best paired with sweet partners, like apples or peaches, or even a savory cheese. They can also be sautéed with garlic or steamed and tossed with chicken (or, perhaps, freekeh).
Good For?: Packed with more iron and calcium than most other greens, dandelion even gives spinach a run for its money.
Fun Fact: Dandelion gets its English name from the French for “lion’s tooth,” a reference to the craggy leaves. The French, meanwhile, refer to the green as the decidedly less romantic “dog’s lettuce.”
Pickup Spots: Almost any grocery store or organic market with a generous produce aisle.
Origins: California is the dominant producer, but local varieties can also be found.