+

Braised Belgian Endive

Ingredients (7)

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 medium Belgian endives (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut lengthwise and quartered
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories114
  • Fat8.81g
  • Saturated fat5.51g
  • Trans fat0.35g
  • Carbs9.0g
  • Fiber5.31g
  • Sugar2.1g
  • Protein1.64g
  • Cholesterol22.9mg
  • Sodium566.23mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Braised Belgian Endive

A cousin of chicory, underappreciated endive also has a slightly bitter taste. Here it is braised with sweet butter and a touch of sugar to balance out any bitterness, making it perfect served alongside a simple steak for an easy weeknight meal.

Instructions

  1. 1Combine all ingredients except endives in a large frying pan over medium heat and bring to a simmer.
  2. 2Add endives to the pan in a single layer and braise, turning occasionally, until the cores just give way when pierced with a knife, about 10 minutes.
  3. 3Increase heat to medium high and cook, turning occasionally, until almost all the liquid has evaporated and the endives are golden brown, about 5 to 10 minutes more.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

Husk On vs Husk Off: The Best Way to Grill Corn This Summer
How To

Husk On vs Husk Off: The Best Way to Grill Corn This Summer

by Jen Wheeler | Knowing how to grill corn on the cob is a necessary summer skill, so with Labor Day fast approaching...

9 Crazy-Good Corn Salads for Summer
Recipe Round-Ups

9 Crazy-Good Corn Salads for Summer

by Miki Kawasaki | When you've got super fresh, sweet summer corn, use it as the centerpiece of a salad, raw and straight...

Get 'Cherried' Away: 9 Creative Ways to Use Your Cherry Haul
Recipe Round-Ups

Get 'Cherried' Away: 9 Creative Ways to Use Your Cherry Haul

by David Watsky | Wondering what to do with your extra cherries? These sweet and savory cherry recipes should help...