Comtoise endive salad


Comtoise endive salad
This endive salad has a Comtoise twist as a change from the usual pairing of endives with walnuts.

The endives are finely sliced, mixed with fried smoked bacon, diced Comté cheese and a little chopped parsley, then dessed with a good vinaigrette.
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Last modified on: March 6th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

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30 min.8 min.38 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Comtoise endive salad : Photo of step #1
Prepare 400 g endives (head of chicory).

Stage 2 - 6 min.
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Slice finely.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Put into a salad bowl.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Cut smoked bacon into small lardons, or use 150 g small pieces of smoked bacon.

Stage 5 - 8 min.
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Fry the lardons in a frying pan on high heat in 1 tablespoon oil.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Cut 150 g Comté cheese into small dice.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Tip the lardons and their cooking fat into the endives. Add the diced Comté, the chopped parsley and 5 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette).

Mix well and it's ready.

Remarks

If you don't have Comté, use Gruyère or another similar cheese instead.

It is not essential to include the bacon fat. This can be left out if you prefer, though the salad will have less flavour.

Don't worry if your bacon is unsmoked, though do try to use it to keep with the "Comtois" spirit.

Keeping:

Should be eaten the day it is made.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,164 Kcal or 9,060 Kj63 gr20 gr204 gr
108 %24 %2 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
274 Kcal or 1,147 Kj8 gr3 gr26 gr
14 %3 %<1 %4 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
541 Kcal or 2,265 Kj16 gr5 gr51 gr
27 %6 %<1 %8 %
% 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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Endives (head of chicory)Endives (head of chicory): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Endives , Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Thin endive tart, Gratin du Nord, Endives "bonne femme", ... All
Comté cheeseComté cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Deep leek and potato quiche, Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Montlebon toast, Potato gratin, Cocotte eggs with Comté, ... All
Small pieces of smoked baconSmall pieces of smoked bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Montbenoit's canapés, Salad paysanne, Stuffed baguette , Eggs meurette, Rabbit civet "à la normande", ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crunchy spring salad, Polish-style beetroot salad, Avocado, artichoke and chicken salad, Red cabbage salad with chives, Prawn salad with a crunch, ... All

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