Grilled radicchio with gorgonzola dressing
Serves 6 as a side
Cooks In35 minutes
DifficultyNot too tricky
Nutrition per serving
Of an adult's reference intake
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- 1 red onion
- olive oil
- 4 tablespoons raisins
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 100 g Gorgonzola cheese
- ? a lemon
- extra virgin olive oil
- 3 heads of radicchio
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts
- 1 handful of rocket leaves
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- Peel and finely slice the onion. Drizzle a?little olive oil in a non-stick frying pan and place over a medium-low heat. Sauté the onion for 10 minutes, or until soft and sticky but not coloured.
- Add the raisins to the pan and cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes, then add the vinegar. Take the pan off the heat.
- Crumble the cheese into a blender and add the juice of the lemon. Pour in a?few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, season well, add a splash of water and blitz into a?smooth, creamy dressing.
- Place a griddle pan over a high heat and leave for a few minutes to get scorching hot.
- Trim and remove the tatty outer radicchio leaves, then cut into 3cm wedges and cook, cut-side down, in batches on the hot griddle pan for a few minutes on each side.
- Toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan.
- Remove the radicchio to a?bowl, spoon over the onion mixture and scatter in the toasted pine nuts. Toss until well combined.
- Transfer to?a platter or board and drizzle over the Gorgonzola dressing. Finish by scattering over the rocket leaves, then crumble over extra Gorgonzola, if you like, and serve straight away.