Braised Belgian Endive

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Bergy

Endive makes a lovely salad or cooked like this recipe. I love a variety of vegetables and this is one I enjoy making. Cook longer or less depending on your personal taste. Use fresh herbs if they are available increase herbs to 3 tbsp if you use fresh and chop finely.

Top Review by marchelai

Good stuff! Go easy on the lemon juice. I substituted butter with olive oil and cut the endives in half before putting them in the pan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat, let it get warm (melt) and add the endive (whole not leaves separated), sugar, lemon juice,& chicken stock.
  2. Bring to a boil, cover pan and braise the endive for 3 minutes.
  3. Turn 1/4 way round braise for 3 more minutes, turn a quarter again continue to brais for 3 minutes and then turn the endive to the last quarter and braise 3 minutes (a total of 12 minutes and braising all four sides).
  4. Uncover the pan, raise heat to medium High.
  5. Add herbs, parsley cook for an additional 2 minutes, pan juices should have reduced by about 2/3.
  6. Serve ASAP.

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