Broccoli Endive Salad

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Belgian endive is found with other lettuce and leafy greens in the produce section.

Broccoli Endive Salad


Quantity Ingredients
1 lb. (2 cups) fresh or frozen broccoli spears
3/4 cup low-fat French or Italian salad dressing, divided
1 lb. (6 cups) Belgian endive
2 red bell peppers, cut in strips or 2 cups tiny tomatoes
1 tbsp pine nuts


1. Blanch broccoli by placing it into a pot of boiling water for 1 minute. Then pour into a colander and run under cold water to stop cooking. Drain thoroughly in the colander then toss with 1/4 cup of the salad dressing. 2. Cut the cone-shaped core out of the bottom of each endive. The leaves should separate. Toss gently with another 1/4 cup of the dressing. 3. To compose the salad on a platter or on individual plates, lay the endive leaves around the sides. Set the pepper strips on the leaves. Place the marinated broccoli in the middle, drizzle the remaining 1/4 cup dressing over all, and top with pine nuts. Nutrition Information per serving: 96 calories, 3g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 5g dietary fiber, 272mg sodium.

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