Radicchio



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 1 c. (40g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

0.5
--
0.6
1.4
0.2
0
1.1
0.4


Calories: 9.2
Total Sugars: 0.2g
Carb.: 1.8g
Fiber: 0.4g
Total Fats: 0.1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 0.6g
Sodium: 8.8mg
*Data provided by USDA

Radicchio is a leaf vegetable also known as Italian chicory, as it has its origins in Italy. It has a spicy and bitter taste which mellows when roasted or grilled. Shredded raddichio is often used to add extra flavor or color to salads.

Radicchio is popular in Italy, where it is often eaten mixed into foods such as risotto or grilled in olive oil. In the United States, it is more eaten as part of salads. It can also be part of poultry stuffing and it goes well with pasta.


Radicchio is often found in recipes that also contain watercress, arugula and brown rice

Seasonal Calendar for radicchio

  Local supplies are abundant and prices are low.  Local supplies are lower and prices are higher.
 JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
Pacific Northwest US            
Northeast US            
Western/Northern Europe