Endive

(Cicorium endivia)

Vegetable that can be used for its yellowish white leaves and also some of the green, tender and curly ones, especially the winter varieties.

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    • Outdoor growing
    • Forced growing in greenhouses
    • Preservation in cooling chambers
    • Product from several sources
    • Contrasting product (from the southern hemisphere)

Translation of the name

Catalan: Escarola
Spanish: Escarola
English: Endive

Category

Vegetable

Family

Commercial: Leaf garden produce
Scientific: Compositàcia

Varieties

Wavy leaf (Stratego), Smooth leaf (Cabello de angel, Oxiale, Santa Coloma)

Nutritional value

37 calories per cada 100 grams

Grams which make up a serving

200 grams (1 plat)

The tree it grows on and its curiosities

Endive, escarole

Nowadays, it is mainly cultivated in Asia, the main grower being China, followed a long way behind by the United States and Spain (Valencia, Barcelona, Tarragona, Lérida, Girona, Múrcia, Toledo, Alicante, Granada).

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