Endive Spears with White Bean Radicchio Salad
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
YieldsMakes 24 spears
Time: 15 minutes. These beans are low in fat and high in fiber.

How to Make It

Step 1
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.

Step 2
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.

Step 3
3

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

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per spear.

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

Directions

Step 1
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.

Step 2
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.

Step 3
3

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

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per spear.

Endive Spears with White Bean Radicchio Salad