Spaghetti with curly endive & balsamic vinega
Spaghetti Pasta Vegetarian
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:23:57 AM. Recipe ID 57267. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Spaghetti with curly endive & balsamic vinega
Categories: Main dish, Pasta, Vegetarian
Yield: 4 Servings
1 lb Spaghetti
4 ea Garlic cloves, chopped
3 tb Olive oil
1 ea Head endive, trimmed & cut
-- into bite-sized pieces
1 tb Balsamic vinegar, or to
Salt & pepper
Cook the spaghetti until it is *al dente*. Meanwhile, saute 3 garlic
cloves in about 2 tb oil then quickly saute the endive in this
mixture. Add the vinegar, cook for a moment, then remove from the
heat. Season with salt & pepper. Drain the pasta, toss with the
remaining garlic & oil, then serve each portion topped with a big
spoonful of the sauted endive, adding extra vinegar if needed.
VARIATIONS: Add 6 oz cooked cannellini beans when you saute the
endive & season with a sprinkling of red pepper flakes if desired.
Instead of endive, use 2 heads of radicchio or green & red Treviso
lettuce. Follow the basic recipe above.
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