Seared Endive - 3 Guiding Stars
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This is a wonderfully simple yet elegant way to enjoy your vegetables. Crisply caramelized, slightly sweet edges contrast with refreshing lemon for a complex and scrumptious side dish to serve up with fish.


  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 6 heads of Belgian endive, halved
  • 1 lemon
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a large skillet, heat the water over medium heat. Add the endive, cut sides down. Cover and cook for several minutes until the outer leaves turn translucent.
  2. Remove from the heat and uncover and plate. Squeeze lemon over the endive. Add salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley to serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 90; Total Fat 1g (1% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (1% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 160mg (7% DV); Total Carbohydrate 18g (6% DV); Dietary Fiber 16g (57% DV); Total Sugars 2g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 7g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 20% DV; Iron 25% DV; Potassium 35% DV; Vitamin K 1000% DV; Manganese 90% DV; Pantothenate 90% DV.
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