13 Radicchio Recipes to Try ASAP
If you're not familiar with radicchio, an underutilized member of the chicory family, you're about to meet your new favorite ingredient. The hearty leaf vegetable adds a pop of wine red color, bittersweet flavor, and satisfying crunch to anything it touches. We've rounded up our favorite radicchio recipes, from grilled sides to restaurant-worthy main dishes. Enjoy!
Asiago Cremini Raddichio Bake
Blue Cheese, Walnut, and Chicory Salad
Pasta with Gorgonzola Sauce and Radicchio
Bitter radicchio is perfectly balanced by a rich and creamy Gorgonzola-nutmeg sauce. Garnish with Parmesan and parsley for a pop of color.
Vegan Baked Polenta with Radicchio
Creamy polenta is topped with layers of vegan Gouda and a flavorful mixture of radicchio, onions, and carrots.
Grilled Radicchio and Plum Salad
Grilled Radicchio with Blue Cheese
Grilled Salmon Radicchio Wraps
If you're looking for a flavorful recipe that's as delicious as it is nutritious, try these healthy salmon and radicchio wraps topped with pico de gallo and a 3-ingredient cream sauce.
Risotto Con Radicchio, Gorgonzola, Noci, e Crema di Balsamico
"This is a true Italian winter favorite," according to reviewer and Allrecipes Allstar Buckwheat Queen. "The flavor and texture combination is enjoyable due to the tangy flavor of the Gorgonzola, sweetness of the walnuts, and the slight bitterness of the radicchio."
Grilled Radicchio Salad
Make this simple, nutty side dish with just five ingredients: radicchio, mushrooms, walnuts, cashews, and blue cheese salad dressing.
Roasted Lettuce, Radicchio, and Endive
Italian Chopped Salad
There's something for everyone in this flavorful Italian salad made with chickpeas, avocado, radicchio, tomatoes, salami, olives, cucumber, radish, broccoli, carrots, and provolone cheese.
Polenta Taragna with Taleggio and Radicchio
Taragna, a Northern Italian side dish of polenta enriched with buckwheat flour, is absolutely delicious when served with grilled radicchio.
Refried Radicchio Verde
A simple mixture of refried beans, vegetarian beef crumbles, and salsa verde is served over iceberg lettuce and radicchio in this fun twist on taco salad.