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The bitter principle in the radicchio is lactucopicrin and may help reduce headaches. Lactucopicrin is a potent anti-malarial agent and has a sedative and analgesic (painkiller) effect.

The Radicchulous Salad

The Radicchulous Salad Prep time: 10 mins Serves: 1


  • 1 radicchio (Salad)
  • 1 sweet apple (Salad)
  • Raspberries (Salad)
  • 1 basil leaf (Salad)
  • 1½ tbs apple cider vinegar (Dressing)
  • ¾ tbsp honey (Dressing)
  • ¾ tsp dijon mustard (Dressing)
  • ⅓ cup olive oil (Dressing)
  • salt and pepper to taste (Dressing)


  1. 1 Combine all dressing ingredients into a bowl and mix well
  2. 2 Trim the end of the radicchio, discard any bruised or damaged leaves
  3. 3 Slice radicchio in half lengthwise using a sharp knife, then cut across each half into ¼ inch wide slices
  4. 4 Chop apple into small thin slices
  5. 5 Once your salad ingredients are ready, place onto a plate layering with (1) radicchio (2) apple (3) raspberries (4) basil leaf
  6. 6 Pour dressing over entire salad and enjoy!
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