At just one calorie per leaf endives pack a bunch of vitamins, minerals and crunch.  I absolutely love endives because they make a great replacement for chips and crackers.  Do you guys remember when Tostitos came out with scoops (yes- I’m a 90’s child – and yes, it was a genius invention back then).  Well – Endives are basically the perfect alternative to those scoops.  You can literally stuff these chicory family leafs with hummus, guacamole or any of your favorite dips- and enjoy it without worrying about the extra basically empty calories in chips/crackers.  

 

Stuffed Endives

More reasons to try endives:

1.They are super delicious grilled or raw.
2.Consuming endives reduces the risk of getting ovarian cancer
3.Rich in vitamin A, folate and potassium
4.They have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial benefits.

Stuffed Endives
Serves 6
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Prep Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
85 calories
6 g
1 g
7 g
2 g
1 g
58 g
46 g
0 g
0 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
58g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85
Calories from Fat 56
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g
10%
Saturated Fat 1g
5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 1mg
0%
Sodium 46mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates 6g
2%
Dietary Fiber 4g
15%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
12%
Calcium
3%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 3 Belgium nndives
  2. 4 tbsp Trader Joes beet hummus (you can make your own)
  3. 1 tbsp goat cheese
  4. 1 avocado
  5. 1 tsp chili pepper
  6. 1 lime
  7. 1 tsp rosemary
  8. 1 tbsp chia seeds
Stuff endives two ways
  1. 1- beet hummus, goat cheese and rosemary
  2. 2- avocado, chili pepper and lime
  3. Top with chia seeds and serve chilled.
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calories
85
fat
7g
protein
2g
carbs
6g
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26 Thoughts on “Party Pleaser: Endives

  1. I’ve never tried (or heard of) an endive! I’m going to have to look for these, they look yummy!

  2. soniya on June 8, 2016 at 5:25 pm said:

    That’s one gorgeous recipe !!

  3. whoa really? This looks freaking good!

  4. Great idea, looks delicious!

  5. Can’t say I’ve ever had one, but you’ve inspired me to try them out! Thank you for sharing the recipe 🙂

  6. Just one calorie per leaf. I think I must get into these for a healthy snack.

  7. Replacing scoops with endives is a genius idea! And of course I will need to try the stuffed endive too. Pinned!

  8. Sounds like some I could serve at out women get together.

  9. This looks so amazing and is now going to replace my chip snacking. Thanks.

  10. Looks so pretty and delicious!

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  11. You lost me with the goat cheese. Once in Puerto Plata, goat cheese was on the menu for every meal, haven’t eaten it since. LOL…But I guess I could make it and substitute cream cheese. It does look yummy!

  12. I’ve never even heard of endives. Have I been living under a rock? I’m like 80% sure they don’t sell them in the grocery store here.

  13. Those look delicious! I’ve never heard of these, but anything with goat cheese sounds like a win to me!

  14. These look delicious and beautiful.

  15. I’ve never tried them before. Ever. This stuffed endives recipe sounds like the best way to do it.

  16. The Southern Stylista on June 9, 2016 at 4:29 pm said:

    You know, I’ve seen these on Food Network used to dip out dips with, but I’ve never taken the plunge and tried them. I’m going to have to see if our Publix has them because I love chips, so a healthy alternative would be awesome!

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

  17. I eat a lot of enchives but mum puts them in salads. They have a nice taste. It is not very popular in India but in Manchester im loving it . 🙂

  18. These sound great and are healthy too! I love having healthy options instead of regular chips.

  19. hey! loved your blog so I posted/nom’d it for the Liebster blog award =) you can check out the details here
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  20. I’ve never cooked endives but you definitely have me convinced to give it a go.

  21. Wowzerz. I love natural foods that can help heal our bodies. This is really good since it is a remedy for ovarian cancer. I may have to give this a try. Can’t hurt. Thanks for sharing. 😉

  22. This looks insanely beautiful! Where do you even think of such amazing recipe :))

  23. I live in Belgium, and endives is certainly one of the favourite veggie of Belgian. I love it as well! If I could I would eat it everyday. Very appealing recipe.

  24. Definitely doing this at my next party …I might just add bacon bit to it thoe .

  25. I haven’t tried this yet but they seem like a healthy option as opposed to chips.

  26. I have never tried these before, but I may be serving them in place of chips at the next party/event!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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