Roasted Leek and Endive With Citrus Dressing

Roasted Leek and Endive With Citrus Dressing image Image by: Roasted Leek and Endive With Citrus Dressing image Author: Canadian Living

A touch of honey and orange juice mellows the sharpness of the endives and entices even the pickiest eater to give this dish a try. If you can't fit it all on one baking sheet, spread it out between two, so everything has room to roast. To get some prep done in advance, halve and wash the leeks ahead of time.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2013

Ingredients

  • 8 leeks (white and light green parts only) trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 5 belgian endive halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • pinch each salt and pepper
Cirtrus Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons liquid honey
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Method

Citrus Dressing: Whisk together parsley, oil, orange zest, orange juice, lemon juice, honey, garlic, salt and pepper. Makeahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours.

In large bowl, toss together leeks, endives, oil, salt and pepper. Spread on foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Roast in 425 F (220 C) oven, turning once, until tender and lightly golden, about 25 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes. In large bowl, toss citrus dressing with leek mixture.

Nutritional facts per each of 16 servings: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 43 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 55.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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