Radicchio and Endive with Aged Gouda and Red-Wine Vinaigrette

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Cheese Obsession

Cheese Obsession

By Georgeanne Brennan

Published 2013

  • About

Aged Gouda is a dense, golden-hued cheese with bits of crunchy milk solids that complement the crisp, pleasantly bitter red radicchio and endive in this winter salad. You can either cut the Gouda into small squares or use a vegetable peeler to create more delicate shavings.

Ingredients

For the Vinaigrette

  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup (2 fl oz/60

Method

To make the vinaigrette, in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the vinegar and wine and bring to a simmer. Cook until reduced by half, about 3 minutes. Set aside to cool. In the bottom of a large bowl, using a fork, mix together the salt, the reduced vinegar and wine mixture, and the olive oil just to blend. Set aside.

Cut each endive in half lengthwise, and cut away the sol