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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 Salad Recipe with Capers

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.

Pancetta Risotto Recipe with Radicchio

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.

Tuna Salad Recipe with Radicchio

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.

Radish Salad Recipe with Chicory and Anchovy Dressing

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.

Radicchio, pomegranate, walnuts and mint

Truffle pasta mafalde

Vibrant radicchio, wide-ribboned mafalde and a quality pesto combine to make this show-off pasta.

A black bowl filled with frilly strands of pasta, purple radicchio leaves and shavings of parmesan cheese

Chopped salad

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.

A white plate topped with shredded lettuce, radicchio and cheese

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.

A shallow white bowl filled with pink radicchio leaves, slices of blood orange and green mint

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

Sausage Risotto Recipe with Radicchio

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