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Endive and Ham Gratin

Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Keyword endive, gratin
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories 19615 kcal


  • 6 large endive 6 large endive all the same size and light outer leaves
  • 1 cup white wine 1 cup white wine
  • 1 cup water 1 cup water
  • 6 ham 6 slices of ham
  • .25 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • .50 cup mozzarella 1/2 cup mozzarella
  • .50 cup parmesan cheese 1/2 cup parmesan cheese


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • .50 cup whole milk 1/2 cup whole milk
  • .75 cup endive water with wine 3/4 cup of the endive water wine
  • .25 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • .25 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 grinds nutmeg 6 grinds of fresh nutmeg or 1/8 of a teaspoon dry


  1. Remove the hard end of the endives, making sure they stay intact. Remove any dark or damaged ends.

  2. Place water and wine in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the endives, salt and bring back to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and cook for about 10 minutes.


  1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan. Stir in the flour and mix well. Add the milk and the wine water, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Bring to a boil, stirring with a whisk until the sauce is smooth and bubbling. Cook for about 1 to 2 minutes.


  1. Remove the endives from the water wine boil, save the liquid. Drain the endives and roll the ham around each.

  2. Preheat the oven at 375F.

  3. Butter a gratin dish and place each ham wrapped endives in the dish. Spread the sauce over the endives. Scatter the mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

  4. Place in the hot oven and bake for 10 minutes or until the top is nicely browned.

Nutrition Facts
Endive and Ham Gratin
Amount Per Serving
Calories 19615 Calories from Fat 12168
% Daily Value*
Fat 1352g2080%
Saturated Fat 485g3031%
Cholesterol 4990mg1663%
Sodium 95359mg4146%
Potassium 22957mg656%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1731g3462%
Vitamin A 335IU7%
Calcium 738mg74%
Iron 70mg389%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.