Endives "bonne femme"

Step by step recipe:

  1. 10 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #1
    Prepare and chop 300 g onion.
  2. 10 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #2
    Peel 500 g potatoes and slice, then rinse and dry.
  3. 3 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #3
    Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan or casserole on medium heat.

    When hot, add 200 g small pieces of smoked bacon and cook for 2 or 3 minutes while stirring.
  4. 2 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #4
    Add the chopped onion, salt and pepper and stir well. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes without colouring.
  5. 30 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #5
    Add the sliced potatoes, salt and pepper again and stir well.

    Cover and leave to cook for about 30 minutes.
  6. 10 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #6
    Meanwhile, prepare 700 g endives (head of chicory) but do not blanch, then cut into pieces.
  7. 10 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #7
    Add the endives to the pan, add the juice of ½ lemon and stir well.

    Cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
  8. 5 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #8
    Remove the lid and check if the potatoes are cooked. They should be soft. If not, leave to finish cooking without the lid.
  9. 3 min.Endives "bonne femme" : Photo of step #9
    Serve piping hot, either on individual plates or straight from the pan in the middle of the table.

Remarks:

As with any cunningly modest recipe like this one, the proportions are very approximate, so you can adapt it to suit yourself.

I love to eat this with a drizzle of vinegar over it, but that's a matter of personal taste.

Source:

Home made.

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