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Roasted Endive with Orange and Garlic

Roasted Endive with Orange and Garlic

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  • Author: The Green Creator
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: starter, side dish
  • Cuisine: vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, gluten-free


If you have no clue what to do with endives this is your recipe. These roasted endives with orange and garlic make a perfect side dish or starter.


  • 2 endives (about 1 per person)
  • 1/2 orange, peeled and sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves (use more if you wish)
  • optional: salt to taste
  • 12 tsp thyme (dried or fresh)
  • 12 tsp rosemary (dried or fresh)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 12 tsp basil (dried or fresh)
  • ~for the dressing~
  • 1 tbs date syrup or coconut syrup (or honey for non-vegans)
  • 2 tbs balsamico
  • 2 tbs soy sauce or tamari
  • juice of half an orange


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C ).
  2. Slice the endives in half lengthwise.
  3. In a little bowl whisk together the date syrup, balsamic, soy sauce and orange juice. Set aside.
  4. Peel the garlic cloves and cut in slices.
  5. Peel and slice the orange.
  6. Place the endives in the oven (side up) and place the garlic cloves on top of the endives. Drizzle the dressing over the endives.
  7. Add the orange slices on top of the endives together with the thyme, rosemary, cumin, and basil. Roast for about 20 minutes or until soft and brown.