Dandelion and burdock drink

Recipe summary

Suitable for vegans
Category Drinks
Makes n/a
Preparation 15 minutes + fermenting
Cooking 15 minutes

Rating: Rated 3 / 5 (1 ratings)


  • burdock root
  • sugar
  • lemon
  • dandelion root
  • water
  • 1 tsp dried yeast


Stage 1

Grate, chop, smash or liquidise twice as much burdock to dandelion root, both washed and scrubbed first.

Stage 2

For every 2 tbsp root pulp you will need 500g sugar and 2.3 litres water. Bring to the boil in a large saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes.

Stage 3

Allow to cool (36C) and add the juice and rind of a lemon, and 1 tsp dried yeast. Cover the pan with a clean cloth and leave in a warm room for 3 days
to ferment.

Stage 4

Strain through a clean cloth and transfer into clean bottles. Loosely place caps or corks on top until fermentation has finished and then seal. Store in a cool room or fridge and drink within3 months.


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Recipe author

Published by: Vegetarian Living
Recipe and styling: Fraser Christian

Nutritional info

Nutritional values are per serving.

  • Calories: n/a
  • Fat: n/a
  • Saturated fat: n/a
  • Protein: g
  • Carbohydrates: n/a
  • Sugars: g
  • Fibre: g
  • Salt: n/a

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