Crisp and Refreshing Apple Endive Salad: A Quick and Healthy Recipe

Easy Apple Endive Salad Recipe: A Tangy and Nutritious Delight

Are you looking for a fresh and flavorful salad that’s both easy to make and packed with nutrients? Our Apple Endive Salad is just what you need! This recipe combines the slight bitterness of endive with the tartness of sour apples, all brought together by a vibrant herb dressing.


For the Salad:

  • 1 head of endive
  • 2 sour apples

For the Herb Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (mix of parsley, dill, cilantro, marjoram, basil, and tarragon)
  • White pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Thoroughly wash the endive leaves, pat them dry, and cut into strips.
  2. Peel and core the apples, then chop them into bite-sized pieces.
  3. In a large salad bowl, combine the endive and apples.
  4. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil, vinegar (or lemon juice), chopped herbs, white pepper, and salt to create the dressing.
  5. Pour the herb dressing over the endive and apples, then toss gently to coat evenly.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy your fresh Apple Endive Salad!

Tips for the Perfect Apple Endive Salad

  • Choose crisp, tart apples like Granny Smith or Pink Lady for the best flavor contrast.
  • Experiment with different herb combinations to find your favorite mix.
  • For added crunch and nutrition, try sprinkling some chopped walnuts or almonds on top.

Why You’ll Love This Salad

This Apple Endive Salad is not only delicious but also:

  • Quick to prepare (ready in under 15 minutes)
  • Low in calories and high in fiber
  • Rich in vitamins and antioxidants
  • Versatile – great as a light lunch or as a side dish with grilled chicken or fish


Our Apple Endive Salad is a perfect blend of crisp textures and tangy flavors. It’s an ideal choice for those looking for a healthy, refreshing meal that doesn’t compromise on taste. Give this recipe a try, and let us know what you think in the comments below!