Twice-Cooked Chicory with the Flavours of Provence

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

A Passion for Vegetables

By Paul Gayler

Published 1999

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Ingredients

  • 4 large, plump white chicory heads
  • 25 g (1 oz) unsalted butter

Method

Chicory is very much underused. People tend to save it for salads, but it is excellent when cooked. Here it is braised and then baked in a rich tomato sauce.

Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas mark 6. Remove any bruised or marked outer leaves from the chicory and take out the