Food52’s Roasted Radicchio

Food52's Roasted Radicchio
Food52's Roasted Radicchio

As the leaves turn color the craving for warm hearty meals becomes insatiable. This beautiful Roasted Radicchio and Shrimp with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette is a healthy-ish way to belly bliss. The perfect combo of bitter radicchio, sweet shrimp and tangy balsamic, all harmonized by the fattiness of the bacon. This is a simple meal leaving all mouths who cross its path utterly satisfied.

 

Serves 2 to 3 as a main course; 4 to 6 as a side dish

 

Ingredients:
2 small heads radicchio
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided
Kosher salt + freshly ground black pepper
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 strips of bacon (about 3 ounces), cut into lardons
1 small shallot, minced (about 2 to 3 tablespoons)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons maple syrup (or to taste; see note in step 5)
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley or chives

 

See how to complete this recipe at Food52

Photo by James Ransom

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