Grilled Radicchio with Blue Cheese: A Flavorful Twist on a Classic Salad

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Grilled Radicchio with Blue Cheese: A Flavorful Twist on a Classic Salad
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 15, 2024

This recipe for grilled radicchio with blue cheese is a delicious and unique twist on a classic salad. The bold flavors of the radicchio are enhanced by the creamy blue cheese, creating a dish that is sure to impress. Perfect for summer barbecues or as a side dish for a special dinner, this dish is easy to make and sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.


  • 1 head of radicchio
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Cut the radicchio into quarters, leaving the core intact to hold the leaves together.
  3. Brush the radicchio quarters with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Grill the radicchio for 2-3 minutes per side, until charred and slightly wilted.
  5. Remove the radicchio from the grill and place on a serving platter.
  6. Sprinkle the crumbled blue cheese over the grilled radicchio.
  7. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and serve immediately.

Interesting Facts

  • Radicchio is a type of leaf chicory that is popular in Italian cuisine.
  • Blue cheese is a type of cheese that is characterized by its blue or blue-green veins of mold.
  • Grilling radicchio helps to mellow its bitter flavor and brings out its natural sweetness.