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Grilled Chicory With Pears And Hazelnuts

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Ingredients
  Chicory heads 8 Small, halved lengthwise and cored (or use 4 large heads)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)
  Pears 2 , peeled, cored, halved and sliced
  Halzelnut oil 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh thyme/1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Hazelnuts 50 Gram, toasted and chopped
  Fresh thyme sprigs 4
  Crusty italian bread 1
Directions

MAKING
1. Pre heat a grill.
2. Once hot, place chicory heads (cut side up) and brush with oil.
3. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or till uniformly golden brown.
4. Top grilled chicory with pears, brush hazelnut oil over pear and sprinkle thyme and pepper.
5. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes or till done.

SERVING
4. Arrange carefully on a platter, garnish with hazelnuts, thyme sprigs and a drizzle of hazelnut oil. Serve as a accompaniment to Italian breads.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Grilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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