Avocado and Belgian Endive Salad

Avocado and Belgian Endive Salad

Mashed avocado with lime juice and Belgian endive.

A different presentation of the Mexican classic «guacamole».

4 servings
Preparation 15 min

130 calories per serving 


2 avocados   340 g
2 tbsp chives, fresh, chopped [optional]   6 g
1/4 cup capers, chopped   40 g
4 green onions/scallions, chopped   60 g
1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed   2 limes
2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped [optional]   4 g
1 Belgian endive (Witloof)   150 g
2 tomatoes   240 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    


  1. Cut the avocados in half, twist out the pit, spoon out the flesh, then put it in a bowl and mash it. Mince the capers, chives (optional), and green onions then add them to the bowl. Combine well, then pour in the lime juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Portion out the purée onto the individual serving plates. Put it in the center of the plates, and arrange the Belgian endive leaves around the purée, alternating with tomato segments.
  3. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves. Serve immediately.


If not used within 1 h, the mashed avocado must be covered very well with plastic wrap to avoid discolouration and chilled in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (200g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




10 g

15 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %


0 mg


310 mg

13 %


12 g

4 %


7 g

27 %


3 g


3 g

Vitamin A

25 %

Vitamin C

40 %


4 %


8 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of :
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Folacin, Potassium, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Fibre | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Vegan | Vegetarian | No Cook | Christmas

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