Endive Gratin

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Side-Dish Servings
    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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Some people are put off by Belgian endive because of its bitterness, but if you include bacon in this gratin, the smokiness will balance the bitterness. In fact, bacon works great with many vegetables in the cabbage family, such as turnips and Brussels sprouts.


  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into strips 1 inch long and ¼ inch wide
  • 4 Belgian endives
  • 1 cup<


Preheat the oven to 375°F. In a sauté pan, cook the bacon over medium heat for about 10 minutes, or until it renders its fat and just starts to