Balsamic-Marinated Radicchio with Fresh Ricotta
You can never have too many side dish recipes, so give Balsamic-Marinated Radicchio with Fresh Ricottan a try. This recipe serves 8. One portion of this dish contains around 4g of protein, 17g of fat, and a total of 189 calories. A mixture of lemon juice, basil leaves, regular radicchio, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, primal, and vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 25 hours.
Whisk together vinegar, garlic, lemon juice, 1/2 cup oil, and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper in a large bowl.
Put radicchio in a 4-sided sheet pan and toss with remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat, turning occasionally, until slightly wilted, 3 to 4 minutes.
Add hot radicchio to balsamic marinade and gently toss to coat. Cover bowl (to keep heat in) and marinate, tossing once or twice, at least 1 hour.
Transfer radicchio to a serving dish, pouring some of marinade over top. Scatter basil over radicchio.
Drizzle ricotta with oil in a small bowl and serve with radicchio.
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Radicchio can be marinated, chilled after 1 hour, up to 8 hours. Bring to room temperature before serving.