Barbucine is an ancient variety discovered in 1630, revived by endive growers looking to diversify their product line. Long white and yellow leaves with a slightly scalloped edge. Barbucine can be eaten raw or cooked. It is delicious braised in a skillet
Focus : Nutritional qualities !
Endive is thin-friendly and a great health partner !
Endive is one of the healthiest foods around! Endive is very low in calories yet very rich in minerals (potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus) and in vitamins B and C. Fibre-rich endives are 95% water and are very digestible. Due to its potassium content combined with its low sodium content, endives are the ideal health vegetable.
Acknowledged dietetic and nutritional qualities make for slimming, healthy eating!
Nutritional qualities board (per 100g)
* Ciqual 2013
** Recommended daily allowance