Belgium Endive Salad With Walnut And Feta

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The delicate, tangy and sophisticated flavours of Belgian endive matches perfectly well with the Feta cheese and walnuts. Belgian endive, also known as French endive and witloof, or white leaf, is a leafy vegetable that looks like a thin cylinder of tight, pale green leaves. The tangy, deep, well-rounded flavor is unmatched by any other endive.

  • 1 Belgium Endive
  • 50 g Feta cheese
  • 50 g Walnuts, roasted
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Raspberry vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Dried parsley
  1. Roast the walnuts in the 180C/350F oven for 5-8 minutes. Remove and leave to coll completely. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper together in a bowl to make the dressing.
  2. Trim off the base of Belgium endive with a knife. Gently remove the 9 outer leaves, one at a time. Rinse leaves and pat dry with paper towel. Cut the remaining endives into the small pieces. Rinse and pat dry. Place in a large bowl with roasted walnut pieces and crumbled cheese. Drizzle the prepared dressing over and toss until blended.
  3. Spoon the salad into the endive leaves and arrange them on a serving plate. If there’s any left, then place them in the center of the serving plate. Sprinkle the dried pasley over. Serve with melba toast or crackers if desired.

Thank you, Happy Cook@Foodie's Kitchen and PearlYn@A Full Time Housefly for sharing this cool award with me. Thanks!


MaryMoh 21/1/10 14:03

Beautiful arrangement, looks light, appetising and healthy. I just love it!

KennyT 21/1/10 14:33

This is simply gorgeous!!

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine 21/1/10 14:45

Beautiful healthy, low cal salad..just love it..

3 hungry tummies 21/1/10 14:48

I love endive and the pairing of walnut and feta just make this part of my next party food! Beautiful photos too.

The Chef In My Head 21/1/10 14:53

Dear Angie,
Thank you for your kind comments on my blog. I love endive, walnuts and feta. I have the perfect occasion to make these this weekend, they will be on the menu!!! -LeslieMichele

Anonymous 21/1/10 14:55

What a terrific salad! I love the combination of endive and feta here, delicious!

Rachana Kothari 21/1/10 14:57

Beautiful presentation, looks healthy and delicious. I love Feta cheese:)

doggybloggy 21/1/10 15:14

I can taste all the flavors in this delicious medley you have arranged here - I am always amazed at the vast amount of true creativity there is in the blog world.

Dodol & Mochi 21/1/10 15:20

Hey, I haven't tried Belgium endive before though have heard much about it! Wish I can have some of the salad!


elin 21/1/10 16:18

I want to take one out from the screen into my mouth :) Well arranged salad :) Thanks for sharing the recipe. But it hard to find Belgium endive over here in our supermarket :(

Bob 21/1/10 16:53

Sounds great! Do you just buy raspberry vinegar or is that something you make?

I've been wanting to try endive but my girlfriend is convinced she doesn't like it. Maybe I'll just get some for myself. Heh.

Heavenly Housewife 21/1/10 17:01

This looks like one awesome dish. Spectacular flavours, an It is also really pretty, I agree with Ju, very glam!
*kisses* HH

Chef E 21/1/10 17:12

Looks good Angie, now you have reminded me about a salad I can make for an event next week!

Dajana 21/1/10 17:16

I love all bitter veggies, and Belgian endive is on top of my list. It's so versatile, too.

Gulmohar 21/1/10 18:26

Lovely presentation..really tempting me to grab it from the screen :-)

Rylan @ Art and Appetite 21/1/10 18:54

Ooooh la la. The presentation is terrific! Thanks for posting this. This would be great as an appetizer. Looks very light and good.

Anonymous 21/1/10 20:13

so innovative defntly looks worthy of a try

Angie's Recipes 21/1/10 20:23

Thank you ALL so much for the visit and the replies!
@Bob: The raspberry vinegar was a X'mas present from my parents-in-law. I am very sure that your gal would love Belgium endives as soon as she got a bite of them!

Ivy 21/1/10 20:42

Lovely combination of ingredients and great presentation.

Aux délices des gourmets 21/1/10 21:56

quelle belle présentation je t'en félicite
elle parait très savoureuse, j'adore
bonne soirée

Sook 22/1/10 02:43

I love the description of this food! Nutritious, healthy, versatility, those are all great words to describe it. :) Yum!

Velva 22/1/10 03:20

Served up with a glass of wine, this would be a perfect appetizer. This recipe is really nice.

Cinnamon-Girl♥ 22/1/10 03:53

These look absolutely delicious Angie! I didn't know endive was grown like that. Want to have a party?

Donna-FFW 22/1/10 05:14

The salad sounds delicious with the walnuts, feta, and raspberry flavors. Your plating is gorgeous!!

Claudia 22/1/10 05:47

Angie - this is one beautiful salad - perfect for winter. I adore endive. I am making this.

Cheah 22/1/10 06:06

Golly, love those pictures, so mouth watering!

Sarah Naveen 22/1/10 06:34

Terrific..Beautiful presentation too....

Tina 22/1/10 06:44

Lovely presentation..Salad looks yummy.

Rachel J aka Tha Pizza Cutta 22/1/10 14:16

This dish is one of my absolutely favorite finger foods! The crunch, the creaminess, and the flavor-oh I can't wait until my mouth returns to normal eating status after my wisdom teeth removal. You're making me hungry!

lisaiscooking 22/1/10 15:06

What a delicious salad! And, it's looks gorgeous on the platter. The walnuts with feta sound great.

Parita 22/1/10 15:15

Gorgeous presentation Angie!!

zurin 22/1/10 16:23

that is one of th emost beautifully presented salad Ive seen!! photos are fabulous Angie!

Chow and Chatter 22/1/10 21:11

oh what a great salad love the flavors

pigpigscorner 23/1/10 00:54

Beautiful! This makes such great party finger food!

Rosa's Yummy Yums 23/1/10 01:36

That is a perfect cpmbo! endives are really so versatile and delicious.



Anncoo 23/1/10 04:12

Very beautiful presentation! Can't wait to have those.

Trissa 23/1/10 07:46

Such a refreshing salad - I love the idea of the raspberry dressing!

nora@ffr 23/1/10 08:13

angie ive never had this be4 but sound soo yummy! Absolutely irresistible cause of the great combo! keep it up! :)

Anonymous 23/1/10 09:48

Lovely salad! Love Belgium Endive.

Katy ~ 23/1/10 12:46

Beautiful presentation and photo. Love the combination of ingredients. This looks company worthy!

tasteofbeirut 24/1/10 14:32

Delicious salad! You just reminded me how much I love endives~ I keep forgetting to get some!

Erica 25/1/10 15:30

I love endives! Great combination of flavors.... Feta and walnuts...delicious!

theUngourmet 26/1/10 05:03

So delicious! I haven't had endive in way too long. This looks like perfect party food to me! Yum!

Mythreyi Dilip 26/1/10 17:50

Very inviting and looks awesome!


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