This fennel and beet salad is an elegantly displayed endive appetizer that is sure to impress your guests with inexpensive, yet seasonal, ingredients.
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Fennel and Beet Endive Appetizer

This fennel and beet salad is an elegantly displayed endive appetizer that is sure to impress your guests with inexpensive, yet seasonal, ingredients.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword endive appetizer, fennel and beet salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 167 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 1 eacheach fennel bulb
  • 1 each yellow beet medium sized
  • 2 each blood orange zested and segmented, save the juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • To taste salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon mint
  • 2 endive endive

Instructions

  1. Cut fennel in half and cut thinly horizontally to get short, thin slices. Place in mixing bowl.
  2. Peel beet with vegetable peeler and slice thinly to get strips of beet. Place in bowl with fennel. Add in orange zest.
  3. Segment oranges, cutting each segment into thirds. Place in a container to catch juices.
  4. Drain segments from juice and add to fennel and beets.
    This fennel and beet salad is an elegantly displayed endive appetizer that is sure to impress your guests with inexpensive, yet seasonal, ingredients.
  5. Add honey, salt and pepper to juices, whisking in olive oil.
  6. Thinly slice mint leaves and mix with fennel salad, dress with blood orange vinaigrette. Mix together until well dressed.
    This fennel and beet salad is an elegantly displayed endive appetizer that is sure to impress your guests with inexpensive, yet seasonal, ingredients.
  7. Pull endive leaves apart from bulb and spoon in a small amount of fennel salad onto each leaf. Garnish with small mint leaves.
  8. Serve at room temperature as an appetizer.
Nutrition Facts
Fennel and Beet Endive Appetizer
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin A 0.7%
Vitamin C 0.5%
Calcium 0.2%
Iron 0.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.