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Grilled Fig and Endive Salad with Watercress

Grilled Fig and Endive Salad with Watercress

Yoga Journal July/August 2003

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes


  • 2 head(s) Belgian endive
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • s&p to taste
  • 6-8 fresh figs
  • handful watercress washed & dried
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar


Prepare grill. Treim ends of endive, cut in half lenghwise. Brush lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with s&p. Cut figs in half, leaving the stem ends on, and brush with olive oil.

Place figs and endive on grill , face down. Grill figs approx 2 minutes on each side. When figs are soft, move to cool spot on grill. Turn endive when if bgins to soften, 2-3 minutes, and gill until wilted and completely tender. Remove figs & endive from grill. Cut endive in half lengthwise and sprinkle with s&p.

divide watercress among plates, loosely arrange figs & endive on top, fanning endive slightly. Drizzle lightly with oil and vinegar. Serve.

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