Ginger Pear and Goat Cheese Endive Appetizer | Naturally Ella

Ginger Pear and Goat Cheese Endive Appetizer

  • Author: Erin Alderson
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 1/2 dozen endive leaves 1x



  • 1 small, ripe pear
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Small pinch salt
  • 34 Endives
  • 3 ounces goat cheese, room temperature


  1. Peel and cut the pear into small cubes. Place the pears with the minced ginger and honey in a sauce pan. Heat and stir until ingredients are combined and pear is tender, 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Cut roughly a 1/2″ from the bottom of the endive and carefully peel off the leaves. Smear 2-3 teaspoons of goat cheese and top with a small spoonful of pears. Repeat with remaining leaves, goat cheese, and pears. Serve warm or chilled.