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Radicchio Salad with Mustard Croutons and Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette

Radicchio Salad with Mustard Croutons and Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette

A wonderful salad with three mustard elements

This Radicchio Salad has a nice sweet & bitter elements. Add Frisée lettuce, Watermelon Radish, Shaved Heirloom Carrots, Crispy Croutons with Grainy Mustard and Garlic and Karen’s Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette with Shallots and Garlic. A flavor sensation!

Radicchio Salad with Mustard Croutons and Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette


1 medium head radicchio

1 medium endive (green or purple) 

1 ½ cups frisée lettuce (or greens of your choice)

1 small watermelon radish 

2 medium fresh carrots; one orange one yellow

1 recipe: Crispy Croutons with Mustard and Garlic (see recipe)  

1 recipe: Karen’s Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette (see recipe) 



Make Croutons and Vinaigrette.


Prepare Vegetables:
Clean and dry then core the radicchio with a paring knife – this will release the leaves in whole.
Separate endive leaves; cut off the end and separate.
Wash and dry frisée lettuce.
Peel watermelon radish and sliced every thinly with a good vegetable peeler or mandoline.
Peel carrots – shave thinly with a vegetable peeler.


To serve:
In a large bowl or individual plates: Add all vegetable ingredients – tearing radicchio and frisée into large bite sized pieces.


Drizzle with vinaigrette and top with croutons – can crush some croutons with your fingertips.

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