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Endive Recipes That Explain Why Belgians Call It 'White Gold' (PHOTOS)

You'll understand why the Belgians call it their white gold.

When it comes to Belgian endives, you either love them or you've just never had one. Their pale green chicory leaves are one of the reasons that we're able to get through these long months of winter (without packing our bags with plans to move to Florida). To Belgians, endives are referred to as "white gold" -- and we understand why.

Endives are crisp and bitter when raw, making them a great addition to brighten up salads this time of year. When cooked, endive's sharp flavor softens into a mellow sweetness -- whether steamed, grilled or braised. They're one versatile ingredient for your winter kitchen.

Endive And Ham Au Gratin
Cafe Johnsonia
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Provencal Endive Salad
Simply Recipes
Red Endive With Dried Cranberries, Pecans And Feta
My San Francisco Kitchen
Autumn Vegetable Tarte Tatin
Mimi Thorisson/Manger
Prosciutto, Endive & Shaved Manchego Salad
Alexandra Cooks
Cream Baked Endive With Bacon And Pecans
James Ransom/Food52
Caramelized Endives And Apples
Mardi Michels (eat. live. travel. write.)
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Roasted Endive With Walnut Vinaigrette
James Ransom/Food52
French Onion & Endive Soup Recipe
Cookin' Canuck
Gin-And-Orange-Juice-Braised Endives
Michael Turek/Food&Wine
Endive Salad With Walnuts, Pears, And Gorgonzola
Simply Recipes
Beet, Burrata And Endive Salad
Kitchen Confidante
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Shrimp And Avocado Spears
Endive, Pear & Chevre Tart
Food Babbles
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Warm Artichoke And Goat Cheese Souffles In Endive Leaves
New Media Publishing
Salmon And Endive Tart
Living Tastefully
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Sweet Potato & Endive Hash Recipe With Sriracha Buttermilk Sauce
Cookin' Canuck

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