Wilted chicory with melted taleggio cheese

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Quick to make chicory side dish, ideal with pork sausages

  • Ready in 15-20 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 268
  • fat 24g
  • saturates 9g
  • carbs 3g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 10g
  • salt 1.16g


  • 2 heads white chicory
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 100g taleggio cheese
  • pinch of dried oregano


  1. Preheat the grill to high. Trim the chicory and cut lengthways into quarters. Heat the olive oil in a shallow pan over a moderate heat and soften the shallot for 2 minutes. Add the chicory quarters, cut side down, and cook for 3 minutes. Turn them over, cover the pan and cook for another 3 minutes, then season with salt and pepper.

  2. Slice the cheese, arrange the pieces over the chicory and sprinkle the oregano on top. Slide under the hot grill for a few minutes until the cheese is bubbling. Serve immediately.

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