Beaufort Carmine Endive Salad

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Deliciously flavoured with rosemary, this recipe for Carmine endive with Beaufort is also easy to make.

Ingredients for 4 people :

  • 3 beautiful endives (Carmine)
  • 20 g of Beaufort
  • 1 branch of rosemary
  • Crumble dough
  • 80 g flour
  • 50 g butter 1/2 salt
  • 40 g of Beaufort
  • salt, pepper


  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • salt, pepper

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Endive Salad Carmine with Beaufort cheese

For the crumble dough:

– Take the butter 1/2 salt out of the refrigerator 1 hour before use so that it softens.

Preheat the oven to 180°C (th.6).

– Cut the Beaufort into small cubes.

– In a salad bowl, place the butter 1/2 salt that has become soft, the Beaufort and the flour. Mix until you obtain a sand. Spread this dough on a baking sheet.

– Place in the oven and cook for 15 to 20 minutes until the crumble is lightly browned. Let cool. Crumble coarsely.

For the dressing:

– In a bowl, pour the vinegar, season with salt and pepper. Gradually pour in and emulsify the sauce.

– Wash and peel the rosemary.

– Cut the Beaufort into sticks.

– Wash the endives, slice them finely. Place them in a salad bowl with the Beaufort sticks. Garnish with vinaigrette. Divide into 4 individual bowls. Arrange the crumble on top and sprinkle with rosemary.

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– The vinaigrette can be replaced by a yoghurt sauce.

– Of all Gruyère-type cheeses, Beaufort is the most sensual in the mouth. Made from full-cream cowφ milk, its taste gets stronger with age. It is produced in the Tarentaise, Maurienne and, of course, Beaufortin.


Slice: cut into thin slices.

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: S. Thommeret