Endive Lettuce or simply Endives have been cultivated in the Mediterranean. It can be eaten like other greens or sauteed, added into soups and stews, or be a very enticing part of a green salad.
Why do you want to have endive leaves in your diet? Very simple answer.
Endives are rich in Fiber, Folate (essential for red blood cell production and cells in your skin, helps prevent osteoporosis), vitamins A and K, and a myriad of minerals. Try to add one new vegetable to your diet every week. Enjoy health benefits that come along!
Entice Your Taste Buds With Endives, Goat Cheese And Walnut Salad
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 lb endives, apprx. 6
1 cup watercress
1 cup walnuts, crushed
6 oz goat (or sheep if you prefer) cheese, crumbled
Chopped chives to sprinkle
• In a bowl, mix lemon juice and salt. Add oil and stir well and set aside.
• Take apart teh endives and wash the leaves; dry well. Place in a salad bowl together with watercress and sprinkle with walnuts, cheese and chives. Pour dressing on top and toss lightly.
Your salad is ready to be served.