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Puntarelle

Puntarelle is a bitter green that can be used raw or cooked and can be substituted for other types of chicory.

Alternative Names

Puntarella, Puntarella Chicory

Categories

Braising Green, Leaf Vegetable, Salad Green

Origin

Italy

Flavor

Bitter-Slightly, Peppery

Texture

Crisp, Tender

Prep Methods

Mash/Purée, Soak/Steep

Cooking Method

As Is, Blanch, Raw, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

Caution

Soak in ice bath to remove bitterness.

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