Endives


Endives
A very classic recipe, but which can easily fail due to two main errors: too much water in bottom of dish because endives give off a lot, and endives that are too bitter so that children hate it.

Here is a method which avoids these two problems.
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Last modified on: February 14th 2012

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48 min.41 min.1 hour 29 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 30 min.
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Prepare 300 g Bechamel sauce.

Prepare 8 endives (head of chicory)

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Chop 1 shallot finely.

In a frying pan on medium heat, pour 3 tablespoons olive oil and cook shallot 30 seconds, salt and pepper.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Put thoroughly drained and dried endives in the frying pan, sprinkle with juice of ½ lemon, and cook on each side until lightly browned.

Remove from heat.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Lay out half a slice of ham, about the size of an endive...

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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... and roll endive up in it.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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Do this for all the 8 endives (head of chicory), and arrange them in a dish.

Preheat oven to 392°F (200°C).

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Pour in bechamel sauce according to taste, and grate some cheese on top.

Stage 8 - 25 min.
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Put in the oven for about 25 minutes.

Stage 9
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Don't hesitate to finish briefly under the grill to brown the top well.
Remarks
Don't put too much cheese on top, otherwise the dish will be too fatty.

You can use any kind of ham you wish, personally I prefer smoked.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,079 Kcal or 8,704 Kj111 gr172 gr222 gr
104 %43 %16 %34 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
161 Kcal or 674 Kj9 gr13 gr17 gr
8 %3 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
260 Kcal or 1,089 Kj14 gr21 gr28 gr
13 %5 %2 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 8 people : 4.55 €
  • Per person : 0.57 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Bechamel sauceBechamel sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin "grilled inside", Ham "friand" pie, Thin spinach and potato tart, Escalope cordon bleu, Chard and potato gratin, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin slices with spinach, Gratin "grilled inside", Chard and potato gratin, Aperitif rolls, Sausage buckwheat pancakes, ... All
Endives (head of chicory)Endives (head of chicory): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Thin endive tart, Endive and walnut salad, How to prepare endives , Endive and beer soup, Ham and endives au gratin, ... All
HamHam: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Escalope cordon bleu, Croque-monsieur potatoes, Two-cheese quiche, Quick flaky pizza, Ham pasta bake, ... All
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