Insalata di Puntarelle con Burrata

Puntarelle Salad with Burrata Cheese

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

4 Grosvenor Square

4 Grosvenor Square

By Danilo Cortellini

Published 2016

  • About

Puntarelle is a variant of chicory, which is usually picked when it is still very young and tender. It has an elongated shape, and the best parts are the shoots and the top, which are usually eaten raw in salads.

The outside leaf is also enjoyed cooked. It has a very bitter yet pleasant taste. Traditionally, puntarelle are prepared in salads. The most famous is known as puntarelle alla Romana, a Roman style salad. It is prepared with extra virgin olive oil, anch