A New Genius Salad From the Chef Who Started the Kale Salad Craze
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Lauren R. May 22, 2017
I just made this using mixed greens from my garden and finished with toasted walnuts instead of hazelnuts. OMG so good!!! I could eat this everyday.
AM1 May 21, 2017
I absolutely love crucolo from DiPalo's in NYC. But now that I live in LA, I have no idea on how to get my hands on this cheese!
daisybrain May 21, 2017
I think it sounds yummy and would eat it with any combination of greens, cheese and nuts available.
arlenesarver May 21, 2017
I find escarole holds up flavor and structure wise wise better to Radicchio without or with less Arugula though if I have any chicory..... Hoorah for the bitter lettuces,
foodinspires.com May 21, 2017
It's genius because the majority of folks here haven't tried it. That's the beauty of coming from or going to another country. Kudos to the Chef for introducing it on his menu!
Darci M. May 21, 2017
Don't really see the Genius in this salad...nothing new here really. A version of this salad has been offered in many places like Italy for years. Also, a warmed or grilled salad green with cheese that melts has been done by grill kings like Steve Raichlin and Bobby Flay for years. Further, as one commenter suggested--too much radicchio, it's not a great ingredient.
PMJ May 21, 2017
This is not unlike the Tri-color salad offerings at Italian restaurants, that I love! It leaves out the Belgian endive and adds melted cheese. No real innovation here. Bitter greens in salad are a staple in Italian homes. Dandelion greens are also an option. Dressing is always red wine vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.....period! NEVER what is called Italian Dressing!
FS May 20, 2017
Nah, I'm gonna let this one go, I just can't take the bitter greens. When I get a salad mix that contains radicchio I end up pulling out every little nasty shred. It's a shame though, the melted cheese topping does sound good.
Lisa May 17, 2017
Oh I want that platter. Where can get one?
It's actually a cast-iron griddle! We picked it up at a flea market and it comes in handy for nachos and, now, this nacho-like salad.
Adam T. May 17, 2017
Are we eating this as a main or a side?
It's probably not quite hefty enough as a main, unless you eat a whole lot of it, but it would go nicely with all sorts of mains or collections of other sides.
Amanda S. May 17, 2017
You had me at "salad with melted cheese" !!!!!!
EmilyC May 17, 2017
Six Seasons IS brilliant! I can't wait to try this salad (with rosé, just like in the shot above!) : )
Oh good! Glad you approve of my random wine choice. (Everything goes with rosé, right?)
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