Oven-cooked radicchio

If you’re looking for a simple yet sophisticated recipe that will get your taste buds dancing, then you should definitely try this oven-cooked radicchio with cheese. Radicchio is an intensely red, bitter leafy vegetable, and baking it enhances its flavours and gives it a unique taste. Combined with melted cheese, this radicchio becomes a culinary delight that enhances any meal. Whether as a side dish with meat or as a vegetarian main course – this oven-cooked radicchio with cheese is guaranteed to be a hit at any meal.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes



3 small radicchio ‘Rossa di Treviso’

1 courgette

2 eggs

250 g mixed grated cheese (Emmental, Mozarella, mountain cheese)

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp thyme

½ tsp Mediterranean – universal spice

Salt, pepper

Sunflower oil

Olive oil

chopped walnuts




  1. Wash the courgettes and cut them into small pieces. Place in a baking dish drizzled with sunflower oil.
  2. Grate the cheese, mix in the eggs and spices and place on top of the courgettes.
  3. Cut the radicchio into quarters and place on top of the mixture. Drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  5. Bake the radicchio for about 20 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts before serving.