Goat Cheese and Herb Stuffed Radicchio Leaves

Total Time:
4 hr 15 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
4 hr
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
12 stuffed radicchio leaves
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 11 ounces goat cheese, frozen for 15 minutes and sliced into 12 (1/2-inch) pieces
  • 12 radicchio leaves, cleaned
Directions

Special Equipment: a deep-fry thermometer

In a small saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 300 degrees F. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

Combine the garlic, parsley, basil, thyme, and scallions in a small, heat-resistant glass bowl. Carefully pour the warm oil over the herb mixture, Add the salt and pepper. Mix well.

Spoon a thin layer of the herb mixture on the bottom of an 8 by 8-inch square glass baking dish. Arrange the goat cheese slices in a single layer on top. Spoon the remaining herb mixture evenly over the top of the goat cheese. Cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.

To serve: Place the radicchio leaves on a serving platter, carefully place a slice of marinated goat cheese in each leaf. Drizzle with additional herb mixture and serve.


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