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Endive Spears with White Bean Radicchio Salad

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Yield Makes 24 spears
Time: 15 minutes. These beans are low in fat and high in fiber.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz.) cannellini or Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped radicchio
  • About 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 large heads Belgian endive

Nutrition Information

  • calories 21
  • caloriesfromfat 48 %
  • protein 0.8 g
  • fat 1.1 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 2 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • sodium 53 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Mix together beans, radicchio, 1 tbsp. vinegar, olive oil, chives, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Taste and add more vinegar if you like.

  2. Trim base from endive heads and separate endive into 24 leaves, reserving smaller leaves for another use (like salad). Spoon bean mixture into base of each leaf, dividing evenly.

  3. Make ahead: Prepare through step 1 and chill, covered, up to 1 day.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per spear.