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Frisee Endive Salad

Frisee Endive Salad with Blue Cheese and Dried Cranberries from Driftless Organics, growing organic produce in the Wisconsin Driftless since 1993.

Frisee Endive Salad with Blue Cheese and Dried Cranberries


  • 1 head of frisée
  • ½ c. blue cheese, crumbled
  • ½ c. dried cranberries
  • ⅓ c. walnuts, broken into pieces (or more if you really like walnuts!)
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • pinch of salt


  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. finely minced yellow onion
  • 1 tsp. each grainy mustard & honey
  • 1½ Tbsp. sunflower, or olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Wash endive & spin dry. Coarsely chop or rip leaves & place in serving bowl.
  2. In a small frying pan, toast walnuts for about a minute over high heat, stirring.
  3. Add maple syrup & pinch of salt & remove from heat. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
  5. Pour over salad, toss to coat, top with cheese, craisins, & maple nuts.
  6. Combine with roasted (and chilled) gold beets, grated carrots, sliced salad turnips or chopped up sweet peppers for an even more amazing salad! Serves 3-4

This recipe brought to you by Driftless Organics, certified organic produce since 1993. Find our produce at Whole Foods Market and most of the food co-ops throughout the midwest!

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