Curly Endive Salad with Bacon

Curly Endive Salad with Bacon

Curly endive and bacon in a warm mustard-garlic vinaigrette.

The classic French salad « frisée aux lardons » has been perfected by the famous chef Escoffier in the 19th century, adapted here for you.

2 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 10 min

110 calories per serving 


3 cups curly endive, torn into bite-size pieces   120 g
2 slices bacon, chopped   40 g
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil   23 mL
1 clove garlic, finely chopped    
1/2 tbsp wine vinegar   8 mL
1 tsp Dijon mustard   5 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
  paper towels    


  1. Tear the lettuce leaves into bite-size pieces and put them in a salad bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat. Chop the bacon and add it to the pan. Fry until browned, then remove it and set it aside on a paper towel to absorb the excess fat.
  3. Pour the olive oil into the pan over low heat. Finely chop the garlic and add it to the pan. Cook 1 min with stirring, then pour in the vinegar and mustard. Warm through and season to taste. Pour the dressing over the salad, then add the bacon. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (70g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




10 g

15 %

Saturated 2 g
+ Trans 0 g

9 %


5 mg


170 mg

7 %


2 g

1 %


2 g

7 %


0 g


3 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

6 %


4 %


4 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Source of :
Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Diabetes-friendly | French

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