9 radicchio recipes
Make the most of this red leafy vegetable with our best radicchio recipes, served in speedy starters, zingy salads and creamy one-pot risottos
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Best radicchio recipes
Radicchio with caper and balsamic sauce
Serve this dinner party starter of grilled radicchio with plenty of bread for mopping up the sauce. Long radicchio, called treviso, has a milder flavour than the round, cabbage-shaped variety and cooks particularly well.
Radicchio and pancetta risotto
In Italian cuisine, radicchio and pancetta are a match made in heaven. Their sharp and salty flavours complement this creamy risotto, which can be whipped up for a quick midweek dinner.
Seared tuna and radicchio salad
Serve your tuna steak with radicchio, cannellini beans and salad leaves in this low-calorie salad, ready on the table in less than 20 minutes.
Radish salad with chicory and anchovy dressing
Radicchio is tossed in a piquant anchovy dressing in this simple yet delicious sharing plate, brought to you by Notting Hill restaurant Gold.
Radicchio, pomegranate, walnuts and mint
Radicchio is the star ingredient in this nutty and nutritious dinner party side. You'll find this on the menu at Glasgow restaurant Gloriosa.
Truffle pasta mafalde
Vibrant radicchio, wide-ribboned mafalde and a quality pesto combine to make this show-off pasta.
Try this chopped salad bursting with crunchy radicchio, lettuce, red onion and a tangy vinegar dressing. It's a zingy side dish that'll work alongside pizza for a sharing-style feast.
Radicchio, fennel and blood orange salad
Bitter radicchio is complemented with jewel-hued blood oranges and fragrant fennel. This vibrant salad is sure to add some joy to your dinner table.
Sausage, radicchio and barolo risotto
This stylish one-pot delivers on flavour thanks to the addition of spicy sausage, full-bodied red wine and leafy radicchio. If you don't want to go to the expense of using barolo, use another sturdy Italian red wine
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