Sangria Radicchio Salad


Sangria Radicchio Salad for Adults. Chef Brandon Miller of Mundaka Restaurant in Carmel, California shares his radicchio salad creation. From sophisticated to fun, Royal Rose Radicchio introduces Salads for Adults … salad ideas that soak up adult flavor. Identification required! Royal Rose Radicchio would like you to think beyond the traditional green salad. Think wine soaked fruit, rum, bourbon, vodka and more!

Ingredients

Dressing:

1 cup fruity red wine
1 cup mixed dried fruit- i.e. raisins, cherries, apricots etc.
3 Tablespoons sugar
2 each oranges, zests and juice
2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 cup pure olive oil
Salt and pepper

Salad:

2 heads  Royal Rose™ radicchio cleaned, and torn into bite-sized pieces
6 oz Manchego cheese

Directions:

In a small sauce pan combine wine, dried fruit, sugar, orange zests and juice. Simmer over medium heat for ten minutes until fruit is plump. Strain out the fruit and continue to reduce liquid to ½ cup, cool. In a blender put cooled wine, vinegar and blend. With blender running slowly add oil and season to taste with salt and pepper. Dress the salad with desired amount of dressing. Sprinkle with wine-drenched fruit and shave cheese over the radicchio. Serve.