Grilled Endive & Red Onion With Fresh Figs Recipe

Grilled Endive & Red Onion With Fresh Figs is a delicious and refreshing salad that combines the smoky flavors of grilled endive and red onion with the sweetness of fresh figs. The endive and red onion are grilled to perfection, giving them a slightly charred and caramelized taste. The figs add a burst of sweetness and juiciness to the salad, while the dressing made with balsamic vinegar and honey adds a tangy and slightly sweet flavor. This salad is perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish for a summer barbecue.

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Ingredients for Grilled Endive & Red Onion With Fresh Figs Recipe

  • 1/4 Endives
  • 0.13 Red Onion
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/2 Fresh Figs
  • 1/4 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 0.13 tablespoon Honey
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Grilled Endive & Red Onion With Fresh Figs Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • STEP 2.Cut the endive and red onion into quarters, lengthwise.
  • STEP 3.Brush the endive and red onion with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • STEP 4.Grill the endive and red onion for 3-4 minutes per side, until slightly charred and caramelized.
  • STEP 5.Remove the endive and red onion from the grill and let them cool slightly.
  • STEP 6.Cut the figs into quarters.
  • STEP 7.In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, honey, olive oil, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 8.Arrange the grilled endive and red onion on a serving platter.
  • STEP 9.Top with fresh figs and drizzle with the balsamic dressing.
  • STEP 10.Serve immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to preheat the grill to medium-high heat to ensure even cooking.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can also use a grill pan or broil the endive and red onion in the oven.
  • You can add some crumbled goat cheese or blue cheese to the salad for an extra creamy and tangy flavor.
  • If fresh figs are not available, you can also use dried figs. Just rehydrate them in warm water for a few minutes before using.

Storage and Serving

  • This salad is best served immediately after assembling.
  • If you have any leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Before serving the leftovers, let them come to room temperature and drizzle with a little extra dressing to refresh the flavors.
Nutrition
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87
calories per serving
7 g Fat< 1 g Protein5 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    37mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    5mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    7mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    8mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    18mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp