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.
6,7543.6/5 for 5 ratings
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Last modified on: May 12th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
24 min.7 min.31 min.
Keeping: Best eaten as soon as it is ready.
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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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,095 Kcal or 4,585 Kj24 gr85 gr98 gr
55 %9 %8 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
124 Kcal or 519 Kj3 gr10 gr11 gr
6 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
274 Kcal or 1,147 Kj6 gr21 gr24 gr
14 %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: Endive and beer soup, Endives , Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Endive and walnut salad, Endive gratin with cancoillotte, ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Springtime mixed salad, Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), Winemaker's toast, Grilled cheese, Eggs in brioche nests, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm autumn salad, Herb salad, White asparagus salad, Comtoise endive salad, Eggs with mayonnaise, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Beef Wellington, Cretan-style salmon , Potato tortilla (Spanish omelette), Pork chops with a duo of brassicas, Quick chicken curry, ... All

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