Radicchio is a colorful leafy Asteraceae family member that is known for its bitterness and spicy taste. Treviso and Verona are two basic types of this vegetable that is very much lighter than cabbage. It can be used in multiple combinations with mustard, olives, and greens. In appearance, this perennial plant is a lot similar to cabbage.


The leaves of Radicchio can make a brightening and colorful addition to salads. The flavor of this vegetable can add a great amount of punch to the recipes.  To make it soft, it can be grilled and roasted. It can perfectly be served with dishes like steaks. This source of food has a sharp and pungent taste that is just ideal for the dishes like pasta. It is a type of leafy chicory veggie that can help maintain the metabolic activities of the human body.