Belgian Endive

A display of chicory in a basket, on a market stall

Cichorium intybus L. var. foliosum Hegi

Synonyms:
Witlof
Endive (Wikipedia)
A broad-leaved endive cultivar of species Cichorium endivia
An heirloom endive cultivar of species Cichorium intybus
Endive, raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy71 kJ (17 kcal)
3.35 g
Dietary fiber3.1 g
0.2 g
1.25 g
VitaminsQuantity %DV
Vitamin A equiv.
14%
108 μg
12%
1300 μg
Thiamine (B1)
7%
0.08 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
6%
0.075 mg
Niacin (B3)
3%
0.4 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
18%
0.9 mg
Folate (B9)
36%
142 μg
Vitamin C
8%
6.5 mg
Vitamin E
3%
0.44 mg
Vitamin K
220%
231 μg
MineralsQuantity %DV
Calcium
5%
52 mg
Iron
6%
0.83 mg
Magnesium
4%
15 mg
Manganese
20%
0.42 mg
Phosphorus
4%
28 mg
Potassium
7%
314 mg
Zinc
8%
0.79 mg

Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA FoodData Central

Endive (/ˈɛndv, -dɪv, ˈɑːndv/) is a leaf vegetable belonging to the genus Cichorium, which includes several similar bitter-leafed vegetables. Species include Cichorium endivia (also called endive), Cichorium pumilum (also called wild endive), and Cichorium intybus (also called common chicory). Common chicory includes types such as radicchio, puntarelle, and Belgian endive.

There is considerable confusion between Cichorium endivia and Cichorium intybus.

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