Simple, healthy, and a great way to start a meal, use just radicchio or a combination of radicchio and other bitter greens in this recipe. (Makes 4 servings.)
4 heads radicchio
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 Tbsp lemon juice
salt and pepper
4 Tbsp grated Gorgonzola cheese, optional
1) Rinse, core and quarter each head of radicchio, set aside to drain.
2) In a large skillet, heat olive oil and cook garlic just until lightly brown. Stir in radicchio and lemon juice; cook, stirring often, 4 to 5 minutes, or until liquid evaporates. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper.
3) Sprinkle one tablespoon grated Gorgonzola over each serving, serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.
Teacher, writer, photographer, and author of 20 cookbooks, Pat Crocker is wild about food, herbs, and health. Some of her books include The Healing Herbs Cookbook, The Juicing Bible, Coconut 24/7, and Preserving. Early 2018 will see the release of two more healing books: The Herbal Kitchen: Cooking and Healing with Herbs, and Vegan Recipes from the Reducetarian Foundation. For more information on Pat Crocker’s books and activities, visit: www.patcrocker.com
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