Foie Gras Toasts with Greens and Verjus Port Glaze

60 mins (prep 60)
16 ingredients
makes 12 servings
These toasts are also delicious without the foie gras or with a slice of country pâté substituted for the foie gras.

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  • 2/3 cup white verjus (juice of unripe fruits, primarily grapes) or 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup tawny port
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons pure walnut oil
  • 1 lb frisée (pale leafy parts only), torn into small sprigs (6 cups)
  • 1 lb belgian endives (3 or 4), trimmed and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices (3 cups)
  • 1/2 lb radicchio, halved lengthwise, cores and coarse center ribs discarded and leaves torn into bite-size pieces (3 cups)
  • 12 (1/2-inch-thick) slices pain de mie, pullman loaf, or firm white sandwich bread, crusts discarded
  • 1 lb chilled foie gras terrine, unmolded if necessary
  • fleur de sel or kosher salt to taste


Serving Size (76.29 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 261.29 Calories from Fat 207.9
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23.1g 426.46%
Saturated Fat 7.46g 447.41%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 68.83mg 275.3%
Sodium 417.37mg 208.68%
Total Carbohydrate 6.44g 25.74%
Dietary Fiber 0.2 g 9.41%
Sugars 3.86 g %
Protein 6.94g 166.44%
Vitamin A 1373.19IU% Vitamin C 2.28mg%
Calcium 94.79mg% Iron 2.25mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
white, belgian endives, or