7 Ways to Use Radicchio

Soppressata Bundles with Radicchio and Goat Cheese © Antonis Achilleos
By F&W Editors Posted May 12, 2015

Radicchio is terrific grilled or roasted on its own, but it can also add crunch and pleasant bitterness to everything from savory tarts to stunningly simple salads.

Radicchio is terrific grilled or roasted on its own, but it can also add crunch and pleasant bitterness to everything from savory tarts to stunningly simple salads. Here, seven great ways to use radicchio.

1. Tarts
This savory radicchio tart is made with three cheeses, bacon and onion.

2. Polenta
Chef Ryan Poli's healthy vegan dish requires just a handful of ingredients.

3. Pasta
Nancy Silverton's amazing pasta features cured pork jowl, radicchio and red onions. Or use grilled radicchio as a stuffing for pasta shells topped with incredible roasted tomato and fennel sauce.

4. Salad
This vegetarian salad with sun-dried tomatoes, semolina croutons and radicchio is ready in just 30 minutes. Or try this deliciously crunchy salad featuring warm escarole, sunflower seeds and radicchio slaw.

5. Calzones
These warm, gooey calzones are filled with grilled raddichio.

6. Soppressata Bundles
Thin slices of soppressata filled with peperonici, fresh goat cheese and shredded radicchio make perfect party snacks.

7. Pizza
Olympic swimmer Garrett Weber-Gale's terrific pizza is topped with caramelized onions, kale and radicchio.

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