The lettuce that is more than a lettuce! Curly endive has a slight bitterness which makes it an amazing and versatile green. Great in a mixed salad... but especially when cooked! </br></br>Escarole/endive is perhaps best known as a vegetable for soups. Make the soup, and when its almost done, toss in the endive and simmer for 10-20 minutes before serving. Other great ways to use escarole/endive are to make salads and to wilt or saut it as a side dish. If this wasnt already one of your favourite vegetables, it will be now! _x000D_ _x000D_ Endive is a good source of dietary fibre, calcium, vitamin C and iron.