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Radicchio and Pear Salad

James Carrier
Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings


  • 2 heads radicchio (1 lb. total), rinsed
  • 2 firm-ripe pears (1 lb. total)
  • 1/2 cup diced (1/4 in.) dry jack or parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 158
  • caloriesfromfat 63 %
  • protein 4.5 g
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 2.2 g
  • sodium 86 mg
  • cholesterol 12 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut radicchio heads in half lengthwise; cut out and discard cores. Thinly slice radicchio crosswise and transfer to a large bowl. Peel and core pears; cut into 1/2-inch chunks. Add pears and cheese to bowl with radicchio.

  2. In a small bowl or glass measure, mix lemon juice, olive oil, and salt to taste. Pour over radicchio mixture and mix gently to coat. Serve at once.