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

Keywords for this recipe:SladEndivesSpringCroutonsCheeseSpring onions
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.
Keeping
Best eaten as soon as it is ready.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,085 Kcal or 4,543 Kj27 gr101 gr98 gr
54 %10 %10 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
123 Kcal or 515 Kj3 gr12 gr11 gr
6 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
271 Kcal or 1,135 Kj7 gr25 gr24 gr
14 %3 %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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 1.57 €
  • Per person : 0.39 €

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Source
Home made.
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: How to prepare endives , Gratin du Nord, Endives , Thin endive tart, Flamiche, ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Asparagus and spinach gratin, Crispy potato galette with leeks, Involtini-Style Filet Mignon , Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines, Winemaker's toast, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Green and red salad with sardines and eggs mimosa, Pea and avocado salad, Warm broccoli and Tuna Salad, Jerusalem artichoke salad, Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tomato tatin, Salt cod brandade, Summer Salmon Blanquette, Pesto, Roast Brussels sprouts with sage and lemon, ... All
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