Pizza with Sauteéd Radicchio

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Pizza with Sauteéd Radicchio Recipe
Randy Mayor
4 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)


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2 teaspoons olive oil
3 cups thinly sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion (about 12 ounces)
6 cups coarsely chopped radicchio (about 8 ounces) or escarole
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 recipe Whole-Wheat Pizza Dough
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese


Heat oil in a large cast-iron or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, and saute 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Continue cooking 10 to 15 minutes or until deep golden brown, stirring frequently. Add radicchio and salt; saute 5 minutes or until wilted. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar. Sprinkle with black pepper.

Preheat oven to 500°.

Roll dough into a 12-inch circle on a lightly floured surface. Place pizza dough on a 12-inch pizza pan or baking sheet coated with cooking spray and sprinkled with cornmeal. Crimp edges of pizza dough with fingers to form a rim. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on crust. Top with radicchio mixture. Drop ricotta by teaspoonfuls onto the radicchio mixture.

Bake pizza at 500° for 15 minutes or until browned. Cut the pizza into 4 wedges.

Created date

April 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 347
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 8.7 g
Satfat 2.9 g
Monofat 4.1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 13.7 g
Carbohydrate 54.6 g
Fiber 5.5 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 835 mg
Calcium 177 mg