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Radicchio Salad Cups Recipe

Radicchio serves as edible cups for a fresh-tasting salad. A tangy mustard and vinegar dressing partners well with apples and Gorgonzola cheese.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 radicchio leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cheese, walnuts and apple. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, mustard and pepper. Drizzle over salad; gently toss to coat. Spoon 1/3 cup onto each radicchio leaf. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 salad cup equals 200 calories, 19 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 277 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.