Caramelised chicory and leeks

Braise the best seasonal chicory and leeks in red wine for a super side dish.

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time12 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
2 Leeks, trimmed and halved lengthways, then again widthways
4 heads of chicory, halved lengthways
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
50g blue cheese, crumbled
1) Preheat the barbecue to a medium/high heat.

2) Place the leeks and chicory onto a sheet of foil and fold up the edges to make an open-topped packet. Pour over the dressing; make sure the vegetables are evenly covered.

3) Grill until the chicory is slightly golden and the leeks are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Top with crumbled blue cheese.

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