Grilled Radicchio with Parmesan Dressing

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I’m not going to lie, this low-carb dish didn’t turn out as pretty as I imagined. For some reason, I expected that beautiful bright purple of the radicchio to remain once cooked… but no.

However, it tastes exactly as I imagined. By grilling the radicchio, the bitterness of the flavour is tempered and a deep mellow taste develops. Enhance that with a touch of balsamic and you have almost reached perfection.

Perfection is teaming those flavours with a creamy, salty parmesan dressing. Oh yeah. This is a perfect keto side dish for when you are tired of the same old, same old.

This healthy low-carb recipe serves eight but could be easily halved to serve four, with some dressing left over. Enjoy!

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Nutritional values (per serving)

5.4 grams 0.9 grams 4.8 grams 15 grams 7.8 grams 170 calories
Total Carbs6.4grams
Fiber0.9grams
Net Carbs5.4grams
Protein4.8grams
Fat15grams
of which Saturated7.8grams
Calories170kcal
Magnesium18mg (5% RDA)
Potassium351mg (18% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (12%), protein (11%), fat (77%)

Ingredients (makes 8 servings)

Grilled Radicchio:
Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup full-fat cream cheese (120 g/ 4.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (120 g/ 4.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese (45 g/ 1.6 oz)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce or coconut aminos
  • black pepper, to taste
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Instructions

  1. Carefully cut the radicchio into wedges and brush with oil.
    Grilled Radicchio with Parmesan Dressing
  2. Place cut side down in a hot pan and grill until softened with charred edges, turning carefully to char both sides. At the very end, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and leave to rest.
    Grilled Radicchio with Parmesan Dressing
  3. Place all dressing ingredients into a blender and blitz until smooth and well combined.
    Grilled Radicchio with Parmesan Dressing
  4. To serve, drizzle over radicchio and season with black pepper. Perfect teamed with steak, grilled chicken or roasted salmon.
    Grilled Radicchio with Parmesan Dressing
  5. Store radicchio in the refrigerator, covered for 3 days. Store dressing in a lidded jar, in the refrigerator, for up to 5 days.
    Grilled Radicchio with Parmesan Dressing
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Naomi is the force behind Naomi Sherman, Food Creative. She is passionate about recipe development, food photography and styling.

An accomplished home cook who was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease eight years ago, Naomi started to explore the connection between healthy, whole food and her symptoms, and a new love was born.

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