Radicchio Risotto

Risotto al Radicchio

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

This is one of two radicchio recipes contributed to this book by Silvia Rossi. She and her farmer husband run a little restaurant called Al Sile. They live near Treviso where the best radicchio grows in perfect climatic conditions.


  • 4 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 heads


Heat the oil and fry the onion for about 5 minutes or until soft. Add the radicchio and stir thoroughly. Cook slowly for about 10–15 minutes, then add 1 glass of wine. Add the rice and cream and stir, adding a little stock as soon as the previous amount of liquid has been absorbed. Continue to add s