You are here: Home » Recipes » Radicchio Caesar Salad Radicchio Caesar Salad Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 8 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 0 mins Crunchy, slightly bitter radicchio makes a bracing substitute for lettuce in a favorite side dish. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Inspired by Diane Morgan's recipe in "The Christmas Table" (Chronicle Books, 2008), this salad features the bitter flavors of radicchio, contrasting with the rich flavors of a Caesar dressing. Ingredients Dressing:6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons red wine vinegar2 tablespoons mayonnaise4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice2 teaspoons anchovy paste1 clove garlic, minced1/2 teaspoon sugar1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepperSalad:3 heads heads radicchio (about 1 1/2 pounds), cored, washed and torn into bite-sized pieces2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese2 cups plain croutons1/4 teaspoon Coarsely ground black pepper Instructions To prepare dressing, combine all ingredients in a jar; cover tightly and shake vigorously. Refrigerate until ready to use. (The dressing can be made up to 1 day in advance.) To prepare salad, place radicchio in a large salad bowl. Shake dressing well and pour over salad. Toss until leaves are well coated. Sprinkle with cheese; add croutons and pepper. Toss to combine. Recipe adapted from The Christmas Table: Recipes and Crafts to Create Your Own Holiday Tradition. © 2008 by Diane Morgan. Used with permission of Chronicle Books LLC.