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Side salads can be as easy as 1...2...3! Try out this easy-to-make radicchio side salad recipe containing apple, radicchio, spinach, blue cheese, pecans and more.


Radicchio Side Salad.Ingredients

  • 1 medium tart apple, cored and diced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 head radicchio, cored and torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 4 cups fresh spinach, stemmed and torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard



  1. In small bowl sprinkle apple with lemon juice.
  2. In large bowl combine apple, radicchio, spinach, blue cheese, and pecans.
  3. In same small bowl, whisk together canola oil, vinegar, honey and mustard. Pour over salad and toss. 


Serves 6


Nutrition Facts  
Servings per recipe: 6   
Calories: 180  
Calories from fat: 135   
  % Daily Value*
Total Fat: 15g 24%
Saturated Fat: 3g 14% 
Cholesterol: 7mg 2%
Sodium: 197mg 8%
Carbohydrate: 9g  3%
Dietary Fiber: 2g 8%
Protein: 4g 7%
Vitamin A: 29%
Vitamin C: 13%
Folacin: 13%
Calcium:  8%
Iron: 5%
Potassium: 7%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.  


Modified from original source:  Royal Rose at  

Barbara Brown, Food Specialist 
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

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