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Warm grilled radicchio side with walnuts and apples

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 Head Radicchio
  • 1 Each Small shallot
  • 1/4 Cup Walnut pieces
  • 2 Tbls Walnut oil
  • 2 Tbls Sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 Each Granny smith apple Julienned
  • 1 Tbls Honey
  • 1 Tbls Dijon mustard


  • Toast Walnut pieces in dry sauce pan 5 minutes
  • Add shallot and walnut oil and lightly fry both for 2 mintues
  • Add mustard, vinegar and honey fully whisk to emulsify
  • Turn off heat set aside
  • Remove nappy leaves from outside radicchio and quarter it leaving core intact
  • Brush all sides of radicchio with olive oil and salt and pepper
  • Grill radicchio on high heat grill all sides remove set aside
  • When ready to serve julienne granny smith apple
  • Chop radicchio and remove core
  • Add radicchio, apple to dressing and walnuts heat over low heat until just warm and serve


This is one of my favorite recent creations. It is so easy to make and it is outstanding.  I cannot recommend enough making this as an addition to many meals