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Caramelised Chicory with Rustic Tomato Sauce

ingredients

serves: 2 - 3
1 tbsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
230 g can chopped tomatoes
15 g capers
15 g pitted black olives, roughly chopped
1/2 tsp sugar
salt and freshly ground black pepper
25 g butter
2 tbsp olive oil
160 g pack chicory, cut into wedges
15 g soft brown sugar

method

for the rustic tomato sauce

1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan, then add the garlic and chilli and saute for 1 minute, add the remaining ingredients and heat for a further 2-3 mintues. Put to one side.

2. In the meantime prepare the caramelised chicory:

3. Heat the butter and oil in a frying pan then add the chicory and sugar, cooking for 4 - 5 minutes or until caramelised.

to serve

Pile the caramelised chicory into a serving dish, spoon over the rustic tomato sauce and serve immediately.

What did you think?

2 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Thanks for this recipe
posted by Aideen Breen @ 02:32PM, 4/06/08
I've just tried this and both my husband and I agree that it is the nicest way we have ever eaten chicory.
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