Bistro-style red endive salad


Bistro-style red endive salad
Have you tried red Belgian endives? They are similar in size to the more common white sort, just as crunchy, but slightly less bitter.

They are the main feature in this salad inspired by French bistro cuisine: combined with chopped hard-boiled eggs, fried ham and croutons, in a rémoulade dressing.
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Last modified on: March 11th 2020

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21 min.8 min.29 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Prepare 750 g red Belgian endives...

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
...slice finely and put in a salad bowl.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Add the chopped parsley and mix well.

Cover with a plate while preparing the rest.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Finely chop 2 hard-boiled eggs.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Cut 2 slices bread into small cubes.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small frying pan on high heat. When really hot, add 2 slices smoked ham.

Fry rapidly on both sides.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Remove from the pan and cut into strips with scissors.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Use the same pan, without cleaning and still on high heat. Pour in 3 tablespoons olive oil and when good and hot, add the bread cubes.

Stage 9
Bistro-style red endive salad
Fry the croutons until golden brown all over, stirring frequently.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Bistro-style red endive salad
Tip the croutons, eggs and ham into the salad bowl. Add 4 tablespoons Rémoulade dressing and stir in well.

Stage 11
Bistro-style red endive salad
Your bistro-style red endive salad is ready.
Remarks
Of course, if you don't have red endives, the white sort will do fine.

You can use a vinaigrette (French dressing) instead of the rémoulade if you prefer.
Keeping
A few hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,655 Kcal or 6,929 Kj173 gr1,180 gr152 gr
83 %67 %111 %23 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
146 Kcal or 611 Kj15 gr104 gr13 gr
7 %6 %10 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
414 Kcal or 1,733 Kj43 gr295 gr38 gr
21 %17 %28 %6 %
% 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: Egg, Gluten, Sulfites, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.54 €
  • Per person : 0.89 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Red Belgian endiveRed Belgian endive: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Red endive appetizers, Bistro-style endive salad, ... All
Rémoulade dressingRémoulade dressing: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spring courgette and tuna salad, Gribouille dressing, Seafood rice salad, Tartar sauce, Crunchy salad, ... All
Smoked hamSmoked ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Kérinou slices, Surprise bread, Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Pasta with green asparagus, Rolls of fish in smoked ham, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bistro-style cabbage salad, Leek and broccoli "à la flamande", Corn salad with croutons, Linzer torte, Gratin slices with spinach, ... All
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