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Endive A La Mornay

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Ingredients
  Belgian endives 12
  Butter 90 Milliliter
  Water 60 Milliliter
  Lemon juice 15 Milliliter
  Salt 3 Milliliter
  Pepper white 1 Milliliter
  Flour 30 Milliliter (All Purpose)
  Chicken broth 250 Milliliter
  Half and half 125 Milliliter
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 60 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Remove any wilted leaves of endives and wash them in cold water.

MAKING
2) In a large skillet, over low heat, heat 1/4 cup (60 ml) of butter and allow water, lemon juice, seasonings and endives to simmer in it for 15 minutes.
3) In the meantime, in a saucepan, heat remaining butter and add in flour.
4) Cook the mixture for 2 minutes over low heat to a roux.
5) Pour in chicken broth and cream and then minimize heat.
6) Thicken the sauce by simmering and boil again for 2 more minutes after stirring in cheese.
7) To a serving platter, transfer the endives and pour over sauce.

SERVING
8) Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Endive
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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