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Endive and cheese salad with croutons


Endive and cheese salad with croutons
This starts out as a classic salad of shredded endives, but is pepped up with sliced spring onions, fried croutons and chunks of cheese.
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Last modified on: May 12th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
24 min.7 min.31 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #1
Thinly slice 1 spring onion (scallion).

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #2
Prepare 500 g endives (head of chicory) and shred by slicing thinly.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #3
Cut 2 slices bread into small cubes.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #4
Dice the cheese as well.

Stage 5 - 7 min.
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #5
Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a small frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add the bread cubes and fry until browned, stirring frequently.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #6
Put the endives, onions, croutons and cheese into a salad bowl.

Add some freshly chopped chives, then 5 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette) and mix well.

Stage 7
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #7
Serve fairly quickly while the croutons are still crunchy.

Remarks

Use whatever cheese you have to hand or prefer, as this recipe is very flexible.

Instead of the olive oil, you can use clarified butter to give the bread a more marked flavour.

Nutritional information

% 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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Home made.

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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: Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Gratin du Nord, Individual creamy endive gratins, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Endives , ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole), Eggs in brioche nests, Grilled cheese, Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Poitevin twist, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Red cabbage salad with chives, Beetroot salad with cashew nuts, Warm Leek and Potato Salad, Cervelas salad, Prawn salad with a crunch, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Cretan salad, Scallops au gratin, Preserved lemons, Potatoes with bacon and herbs, ... All

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