Debi Mazar's Roasted Endive with Gorgonzola & Sage Oil

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debi mazar's roasted endive with gorgonzola
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  • 8Servings


  • 1 cup EVOO
  • 8 sprigs fresh sage
  • 8 medium Belgian endives, halved lengthwise
  • 8 ounces crumbled Gorgonzola
  • Kosher salt


Preheat the oven to 475 degrees. In a small saucepan, heat the EVOO over medium. Add the sage and cook until the oil is infused and the sage is slightly crispy, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the sage leaves to paper towels to drain.

Place the endives on a baking sheet. Brush with some of the sage oil and turn cut side down on the baking sheet. Roast until the leaves are lightly wilted and browned in spots, about 4 minutes. Turn over and roast until the tops are browned, about 4 minutes more.

Top with the Gorgonzola. Cook until the cheese softens, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a platter, drizzle with the sage oil and season with salt and pepper. Top with the crumbled fried sage and serve immediately.