Winter Endive Salad

Save

eHow Home Blog

Belgian endive is a member of the chicory family. It’s a very healthy vegetable that’s not easy to grow in the home garden. It is, however, grown commercially in California throughout the year, so it makes a nice green to use in your winter salads.

blog post photo

In this simple salad, bitter Belgian endive is combined with sweet, seasonally available Satsuma mandarin oranges. A little creamy goat cheese and minced parsley are added, then everything is drizzled with olive oil.

Clementines, tangerines, or blood oranges can be substited for the Satsumas; you could also use sliced or sectioned grapefruit. Using citrus that peels easily is key; if yours doesn’t, use a sharp paring knife to cut the peel and pith away from the citrus flesh.

Endive and Citrus Salad

Inspired by Martha Stewart

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 Belgian endives, bottoms trimmed off and leaves separated
  • 2 Satsuma mandarins, peeled and then sliced cross-wise
  • 1-2 oz. chevre crumbled goat cheese
  • 2-4 tbsp. minced parsley
  • Good quality olive oil

Directions:

  1. Arrange endive leaves on two plates, then top with sliced citrus, crumbled goat cheese, and parsley.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over the salad before serving.
blog post photo

Winnie Abramson writes the organic gardening and food blog Healthy Green Kitchen.

Photo credit: Winnie Abramson

Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!