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    Italian Baked Chicory

    • Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 35 minutes 35 minutes

    Serves: 4 - 6


    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 4-6 heads white chicory
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • 4 tbsp boiling water
    • Ciabatta bread
    • Parsley
    • Garlic
    • Pine kernels
    • Sultanas
    • Capers


    1. Preheat the oven to 190°C, gas mark 5. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large pan, add 4-6 heads white or red chicory (or a mixture of both) and stir. Add 2 tbsp lemon juice and 4 tbsp boiling water, season and cover. Cook for 15 minutes or until tender.
    2. Place in an ovenproof dish and scatter with a mixture of breadcrumbs made from ciabatta bread, chopped fresh parsley and garlic, a few pine kernels, sultanas and capers. Drizzle with a little olive oil and bake for 15 minutes until the crumbs are crisp and golden.

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