Endive

From Belgian endive to curly endive, these recipes will show you how to prepare this leafy green vegetable for a variety of dishes like salads and grilling. Think pear, blue cheese and endive salad or nutty endive pizza with two cheeses - delicious!

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Sausage and Escarole Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

The aroma of cooking sausage, onion and garlic is only a hint of the deeply satisfying taste of this hearty, comforting escarole soup.

Total: 2 hrs 45 mins

Grilled Endive Salad

Fine Cooking Magazine

Grilling the endive on just one side makes for a delicious mix of charred, silky, and crunchy leaves.

Syrah-Braised Lamb with Olives, Cherries, and Endives

Food & Wine

Rajat Parr braises succulent lamb shoulder in Syrah, then adds kalamata olives and dried sour cherries that he's soaked in red wine. The unusual combination makes the sauce deliciously sweet and savory.

Total: 4 hrs

Arugula-Endive Salad with Honeyed Pine Nuts

Food & Wine

This salad reinvents the classic combination of blue cheese and honey with crumbled Maytag blue and a crunchy, brittle-like garnish made from honey and pine nuts. Pine nuts have a subtle flavor that goes especially well with milder honeys, but other nuts, like pecans and walnuts, work nicely here, too.

Total: 25 mins

Caesar Salad Spears

Food & Wine

Salads usually require forks, but Grace Parisi transforms a classic Caesar into a clever finger food. She tosses chopped endives with a lemony dressing, then spoons the mixture inside elegant endive spears, topping it with cheese and crunchy mini croutons.

Total: 50 mins

Grilled Endive with Prosciutto

Better Homes and Gardens

This grilled side dish works well with chicken, but could also work as a light main dish.

Forty Shades of Green Salad

Fine Cooking Magazine

I named this light, refreshing salad after a famous song by Johnny Cash about Ireland. It's a nice starter or side for spring menus.

Romesco Salad Tart

Ladies' Home Journal

Nutty Endive Pizza with Two Cheeses

Better Homes and Gardens

Curly endive is a salad green with frilly, narrow, dark green leaves. This prickly green adds a pleasantly mild bitter taste to the pizza.

Endive, Pear & Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Vegetarian Times

30 minutes or fewer. This salad calls for Asian pears, also known as Chinese or apple pears. They combine the sweet, mellow flavor of a pear with the crispness of an apple. They're available at many large supermarkets, but if you can't find them, Bartlett or Anjou pears are equally delicious.

Spring Waldorf Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Granny Smith apples add a sweet crispness to this light and healthy salad with zesty lemon flavors. Grapes and Belgian endive bring special taste to this fresh side dish recipe.

Total: 20 mins

Boston Bean Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Baked bean traditionalists may be surprised by this cool twist on the classic recipe, but they'll go for its hearty flavor. This recipe is as ideal to transport to a picnic or potluck as it is to serve at home.

Vegetables with Romesco Sauce

Family Circle

With an impressive assortment of grilled vegetables, this side dish takes center stage. Romesco sauce, a blend of grilled tomatoes and ground almonds, provides a perfect accent.

Elegant Holiday Appetizers with Endive -- Easy Does It

Endive never needs to be washed! Already you're ahead of the game if you need a Christmas appetizer -- like right now! But New Year's is coming up fast, so pay attention to how easy you'll have it with these easy and elegant recipes for holiday appetizers. Endive is a delicious vegetable but one you might never see in a field. That's because it's grown from the root of a harvested chicory plant that's stored in the dark. The roots sprout red or green endive "chicons," which are crunchy and crisp. Scientifically speaking, endive is chicory witloof, but we know itread more

Chicken and Cheddar Pasta Toss

Better Homes and Gardens

You can enjoy a pasta dinner even when you're not in the mood to cook. Break up no-boil lasagna noodles and cover with boiling water for 10 minutes. They're great in this main-dish pasta salad.

Sausage, Beans, and Greens

Better Homes and Gardens

Escarole, a type of endive, is typically used in salads, but it makes a great addition to this hearty one-pot dish.

Total: 25 mins
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