Belgian Endive With Lovage Vinaigrette

Total Time
15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

If you don't have fresh lovage, the closest you will come to the taste is to use the pale colored inner stalks of celery PLUS the leaves (known as celery hearts.) However, fresh lovage is strongly recommended in this recipe. The carrot was added for color. Fron Inn on the Twenty. By the way, lovage is very easy to grow!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. VINAIGRETTE: Whisk the ingredients together, except for the oil and lovage in a small, non-reactive bowl. Slowly drizzle in the oil and whisk well. Stir in the fresh lovage.
  2. SALAD: Arrange the greens on 6 individual salad plates or a large serving platter. Now garnish with the shaved carrot. Arrange the endive spears around the greens. Drizzle the vinaigrette on top.
  3. *Important tip*: Belgian endive become discolored and bitter when exposed to air. Therefore, prepare the salad {just} before serving.
  4. NOTE: If preparing the vinaigrette ahead of time, be sure to whisk well before pouring.

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