Grilled Endives With Garlic and Balsamic Vinegar

Grilled Herb and Balsamic Endives
Regarding BBQ, Inc.
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 6 mins
Total: 11 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
207 Calories
10g Fat
26g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 312mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 17g 59%
Protein 8g
Calcium 319mg 25%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

A delicious partner to grilled fish, endives offer so much more than just another addition to salads. With the right marinade and grilled to perfection, this vegetable earns its place on the menu as a light but substantial side dish.


  • 6 endives (halved)
  • 1/4 cup/60 milliliters olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 milliliters balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons/10 milliliters dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 milliliters kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 milliliters white pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat grill to medium heat. 

  3. Combine olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and thyme in small bowl.

  4. Brush mixture onto both sides of each endive half. Sprinkle each piece with salt and pepper. 

  5. Place onto grill and cook for 6 minutes turning once.

  6. When endives have wilted and are lightly browned, remove from heat and serve.

  7. Serve as is or with chunky blue cheese dressing.

  8. Enjoy!


  • Keep a close eye on it while grilling to ensure that it does not burn or overcook.