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Radicchio Starter Recipe

raidcchio starter recipe

Radicchio display at Rialto Market by Rome if you want to

Radicchio Starter Recipe: there are many varieties of radicchio, some slightly bitter in flavor and others a little milder, but almost all are crisp. These very versatile vegetables are ideal for those who love slightly bitter flavors.

Its leaves with deep red colour and the white and fleshy stripes recall the intensity of the colors of autumn leaves. But the distinction of these type of salad is not to add a note of color to green salads. Radicchio is a veritable mine of useful substances to the body.

radicchio starter recipe

Radicchio by Rome if you want to

It has antioxidant properties and is helpful against psoriasis, type 2 diabetes, obesity, constipation and indigestion.

But above all it is one of the most delicious vegetables around.

So go ahead, try our delicious Radicchio Starter Recipe – this and many more can be learned during our cooking classes in Italy.

Radicchio e pancetta saltati – Pan fried Radicchio and Pancetta


radicchio starter recipe

Sautè Raidcchio and Pancetta



1 Radicchio bunch

100gr pancetta

salt and pepper

some wine


bread slices



  • Wash and chop the Radicchio.

    radicchio starter recipe

    Radicchio chopped

  • Chop the Pancetta – why don’t you try using a ceramic knife by U-Cook Italia, stylish Italian designed kitchen utensils?
  • Gently fry the pancetta in a large frying pan until is really really crispy.

    radicchio starter recipe

    Chopped Pancetta with Ceramic Knive by U-Cook Italia

  • Add the Radicchio to the pan, add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add a dash of wine and let it evaporate.
  • Cook for 10 minutes or until the Radicchio is nice and soft.
  • Serve together with lightly toasted fresh bread.