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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
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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

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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.
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