Red Wine Cheddar Endive Boats

Recipe Creator: Bothwell Cheese

Inspired by the traditional Waldorf Salad, these updated endive boats are like a little vacation in every bite. Bonne voyage!


  • 16 Belgian endive leaves (2 large heads)
  • 1/2 cup sliced grapes or 4 fresh figs, quarter and halved , if available
  • 4 oz Bothwell Red Wine Old Cheddar, crumbled (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of freshly ground black pepper


  1. Trim ends of endive. Separate endive leaves and arrange on a serving platter.
  2. Spoon about 2 teaspoons cheese into each leaf.
  3. Divide figs or grapes into each leaf. Sprinkle with walnuts and chives.
  4. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with salt and pepper.