Grilled Radicchio Salad
- 2 medium to large heads radicchio
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin oil, plus additional for drizzling
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 1 can (15 ounces) sliced beets, drained
- 1/4 red onion, very thinly sliced
- Balsamic vinegar, for drizzling, about 1 1/2 tablespoons
Preheat a grill pan over high heat. Pour a couple of tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil into a small dish. Slice radicchio heads into quarters and remove core. Brush quarter heads with oil on both sides and grill wedges 3 minutes or so on each side. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange wedges of grilled radicchio on a platter. Pile sliced beets at the center of the platter. Sprinkle platter with red onion and drizzle salad with balsamic vinegar and oil. Adjust salt and pepper and serve.