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Categories: Grilled, Vegetables

Grilled radicchio and prosciutto

Grilled radicchio and prosciutto
Los Angeles Times

Do you remember the first time you saw the word "radicchio"? The first time you tried to say it out loud? Now, how about the first time you cooked it? We didn't think so. Radicchio may have gone from an ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes | Serves 8
Note: This is based on something prepared by Lucio Gomiero's friend Pietro Bernardi, of Montecito's Pane Vino.
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 2 heads Treviso radicchio, about 6 ounces each
  • Salt
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced prosciutto

Step 1Heat a grill or grill pan on high heat and brush with oil.

Step 2Trim the ends of the radicchio and cut lengthwise into quarters. Brush the cut sides with the remaining oil and place on the grill. Cook 1 to 2 minutes per side, turning, for about 5 minutes. The radicchio will be soft and wilted. Season with salt and immediately take 1 piece of prosciutto and wrap diagonally around each piece of radicchio. Serve immediately.

Each serving:
102 calories; 218 mg. sodium; 10 mg. cholesterol; 2 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 1 gram carbohydrates; 3 grams protein; 0.20 gram fiber.
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