Spicy Greens with Warm Balsamic Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 bunch arugula, cleaned, trimmed and chopped

1 head radicchio, chopped

2 cups chopped escarole, 1/2 head

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 clove garlic, cracked

1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

Salt and pepper


  1. Arrange greens on a large platter. Heat oil and garlic in a small pan over moderate heat. Simmer garlic in oil to infuse the flavor. Remove the garlic from the oil and transfer it to a small bowl. Wipe the pan and return to heat. Add balsamic vinegar. Raise heat to high and reduce vinegar by 1/2, 30 seconds. Stream oil into saucepan and whisk to combine with vinegar. Drizzle dressing over the salad and season the greens with salt and pepper.