Endive Gratin

Belgian endive recipe

Endive Gratin

Belgian endive recipe

the endive gratin is a simple lunch idea to get more vegetables, or if don't know what to make from endives except for a salad.
This recipe contains a bit of sugar and the bechamel sauce with cheese that helps to counter the bitter taste that endives can have.
It is a light recipe, you should count on having it in a full menu with an entry or a dessert.
Bon appétit!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Servings 3
Calories 229 kcal


  • 3 endives
  • 3 slices of Ham
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • butter or some oil
  • 3 cups bechamel sauce or my bechamel recepie

Bechamel sauce from scratch

  • 30 g All purpose Flour
  • 30 g butter
  • 50 cl milk
  • salt and pepper
  • salt and pepper


  • Gather the ingredients. If you prepare the béchamel from scratch start by that following the recipe. Then preheat the oven at 410°F Gas, Mark 6 (210°C).
  • Braise the endives in a pan. ( cook at a middle-high temperature) Here, with butter but you can use oil. Add, for seasoning, salt pepper, and sugar.
  • Get them golden from both sides.
  • Then, roll each endive with a slice of ham and place them in a gratin dish.
  • Add the bechamèl on top and then the cheese.
  • Put the dish in the oven at 410°F Gas, Mark 6 (210°C).
  • Take it out when it turns golden brown or about after 20 min.


Here you can follow the bechamel sauce recipe.


Calories: 229kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 12gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 253mgPotassium: 195mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 436IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 314mgIron: 1mg
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