Wilted chicory with melted taleggio cheese

Wilted chicory with melted taleggio cheese

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Ready in 15-20 minutes


Serves 2
Quick to make chicory side dish, ideal with pork sausages

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal268
  • fat24g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.16g
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  • 2 heads white chicory



    Also known as endive, chicory is a forced crop, grown in complete darkness, which accounts for…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 small shallot, chopped



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 100g taleggio cheese
  • pinch of dried oregano



    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…


  1. Preheat the grill to high. Trim the chicory and cut lengthways into quarters. Heat the olive oil in a shallow pan over a moderate heat and soften the shallot for 2 minutes. Add the chicory quarters, cut side down, and cook for 3 minutes. Turn them over, cover the pan and cook for another 3 minutes, then season with salt and pepper.

  2. Slice the cheese, arrange the pieces over the chicory and sprinkle the oregano on top. Slide under the hot grill for a few minutes until the cheese is bubbling. Serve immediately.

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24th Oct, 2010
Far too bitter. Next time would use more cheese and top each chicory with a slice of Parma ham and breadcrumbs before putting under the grill.
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