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.
11,7653.6/5 for 5 ratings
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Last modified on: May 12th 2019

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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 ½ spring onion (scallion).

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Endive and cheese salad with croutons : Photo of step #2
Prepare 250 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 1 slice 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 1 tablespoon 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 3 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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
597 Kcal or 2,500 Kj13 gr51 gr54 gr
30 %5 %5 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
133 Kcal or 557 Kj3 gr11 gr12 gr
7 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
298 Kcal or 1,248 Kj6 gr25 gr27 gr
15 %2 %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).

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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: Thin endive tart, Endive and beer soup, Individual creamy endive gratins, Flamiche, Endive and walnut salad, ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy potato galette with leeks, Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole), Vegetable tian, Poitevin twist, Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Valay salad, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Comtoise endive salad, Mixed salad, Warm lentil salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Ratatouille, Marinated tuna with herbs, Couscous, Chicken and mushroom pie, Prawn salad with a crunch, ... All

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