Endive Avocado & Bacon Salad with Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Break out of your salad rut with some California Endive.  It makes a great base for your favorite salad toppings, like avocado, bacon and chipotle ranch dressing!

Ingredients Dressing:

  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ to 1 chipotle pepper in adobo minced
  • 1 tsp dried dill weed
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper


  • 4 heads California Endive ends removed, chopped
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes chopped
  • 8 slices bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. For the dressing, combine all ingredients in a sealable glass jar and shake vigorously.
  2. For the salad, divide chopped endive among four salad plates. Sprinkle with avocado, tomatoes, bacon and cheese.
  3. Drizzle with 1 tbsp dressing and pass the remaining dressing at the table.

Recipe Notes

Serves 4. Each serving has 10.7 g of carbs and 6 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 4.7 g.

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