Endive, Pear, and Cambozola Salad

Endive, Pear, and Cambozola Salad

The slightly bitter taste of endive and radicchio makes a nice contrast with the sweetness of the pear and the sweet pungency of cambozola.

4 servings
Preparation 15 min

370 calories per serving 


1 Belgian endive (Witloof), julienned   150 g
1 radicchio (red chicory), julienned   300 g
2 pears, julienned   300 g
2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   3/4 lemon
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil   65 mL
160 g Cambozola cheese, or Gorgonzola , cut into small pieces    
4 tbsp almonds [optional]   30 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    


  1. Prepare the Belgian endive and radicchio. Julienne and place in a salad bowl.
  2. Peel the pear(s), cut lengthwise pieces, discard the core and julienne the pieces. Add to the bowl, sprinkle with the lemon juice and oil, add pepper and salt, then mix delicately.
  3. Cut the cheese into bite-size pieces and transfer to the bowl. Add the almonds (*), if desired, and serve.


(*) Blanched almonds will be more attractive. To blanch, put them in boiling water 3-4 min, drain, and peel.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (240g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




30 g

46 %

Saturated 8 g
+ Trans 0 g

38 %


30 mg


260 mg

11 %


18 g

6 %


5 g

19 %


8 g


11 g

Vitamin A

60 %

Vitamin C

20 %


20 %


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: ½ serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

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Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Zinc
Good source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Halal | High Calcium | High Fibre | Kosher | Vegetarian | No Cook

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