I’ve been harvesting dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) lately. Some of the plants are now sitting in their menstruum for the next six weeks as I make a dandelion tincture from the whole plant. I found some really beautiful dandelion leaves and decided to keep them for a dandelion pumpkin soup recipe I found in Wise Woman Herbal – Healing Wise by Susun S. Weed.
I used a quart jar of small sugar pumpkin which I had canned in 2008. I also used coconut milk instead of the recipe’s recommended water or milk. This soup turned out so well I wanted to share it with you. It tasted creamy with the coconut milk, bitter from the dandelion leaves and rich with the sweet pumpkin and onions. What a treat!