The Main Ingredient Of These Delicious Dishes? Burdock!

Burdock is an underappreciated root vegetable that can add a unique flavor and texture to any dish. Here are five delicious dishes featuring Burdock as the main ingredient:

1. Burdock Stir-Fry – This simple dish is a great way to add flavor and nutrition to any meal. In a wok or large skillet, sauté garlic, onions, broccoli and carrots in sesame oil until tender. Add Burdock roots and stir-fry until cooked through. Serve over steamed jasmine rice for a tasty vegan meal.

2. Burdock Miso Soup – This savory soup is sure to become a favorite! Start by simmering dashi stock with miso paste, diced tofu and Burdock root. Add sliced shiitake mushrooms and fresh scallions for an added layer of flavor. Serve hot with a garnish of freshly chopped parsley.

3. Burdock Root Cake – Treat your taste buds to a unique dessert! Begin by preheating your oven and greasing an 8-inch cake pan. In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and Burdock root that has been shredded or finely chopped. Mix in melted butter, then fold in beaten eggs, sour cream and brown sugar until just combined. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

4. Burdock Root Soup – Start by boiling a large pot of water with diced onions, carrots and celery. Add cubed potatoes, bay leaves and seasonings of your choice. Simmer for 10 minutes, then add diced Burdock root and let cook until potatoes are tender. Serve with crusty bread or a dollop of sour cream.

5. Burdock Root Salad – This simple salad is sure to be a hit! Start by boiling Burdock root in salted water until just tender, then drain. In a separate bowl, combine chopped Burdock root with diced apples, celery and walnuts. Mix in Greek yogurt for a creamy dressing, then garnish with fresh parsley before serving. Enjoy!