Recipe: Sautéed Radicchio & Other Bitters

SAUTÉEING BITTER GREENS LIKE RADICCHIO MAKES THEM MORE PALATABLE

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘The Bitter Tastes of Spring‘.

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.)

Ingredients

  • 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.

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