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Wilted Endive Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

The blend of seasonings, greens and warm bacon dressing makes this salad a sure hit. My guess is that it'll be a favorite at your next gathering.
Wilted Endive Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon or 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bunch curly endive, torn
  • 4 slices bread, cubed and toasted


  1. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. Add oil to drippings; saute garlic and onion until tender. Stir in vinegar, tarragon, salt and pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the endive, bread cubes and bacon. Pour the warm dressing over salad and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 122 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 562mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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