banner
alive logo
foodfamilylifestylebeautysustainabilityhealthimmunity

Endive Boats with Grapefruit and Walnuts

    Share

    This elegant appetizer is a cinch to prepare and showcases spring’s bitter, punchy flavour profile. Pungent endive, puckery grapefruit, and earthy walnuts create a unique and sophisticated snack experience. This comes together quickly and is best made right before serving.

    Advertisement

    1 large red grapefruit, peeled, segmented, and cut into small pieces 2 tsp (10 mL) extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 tsp (1 mL) sea salt 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper 2 heads endive, bottoms cut off and leaves removed 1/2 cup (125 mL) toasted walnut halves, roughly chopped

    In medium bowl, toss grapefruit pieces with oil, salt, and pepper. Set aside.

    Line large platter with endive leaves, scoop side up. Add few pieces of grapefruit to these “boats” and top with chopped walnuts. Serve immediately.

    Serves 6.

    Each serving contains: 93 calories; 2 g protein; 8 g total fat (1 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 5 g total carbohydrates (3 g sugars, 2 g fibre); 98 mg sodium

    source: "Early Spring Produce", alive #389, March 2015

    Advertisement

    Endive Boats with Grapefruit and Walnuts

    Directions

    Advertisement
    Ad
    Advertisement
    Advertisement

    READ THIS NEXT

    SEE MORE »
    Strawberry Carpaccio
    Greek Turkey Burger Bites

    Greek Turkey Burger Bites

    Ever thought about making burgers as an appetizer or as a potluck meal for friends and family? Try making your favourite burger into bite-sized portions. They might be small in size, but they won’t be small in flavour. These burgers also pair well with a Greek salad for a delicious mid-week lunch or dinner. Fresh is best Squeeze fresh lemon on patties while cooking to give them the fresh zing of citrus.