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Chicory is a delicious, fresh bitter vegetable. Chicory, like red chicory, is a variety of Chicory. it contains many vitamins and is therefore very healthy. Read more..
Chicory is a delicious, fresh bitter vegetable. Chicory, like red chicory, is a variety of Chicory. it contains many vitamins and is therefore very healthy.
Calories / energy value: 100 kJ / 12 kcal
Fat: 0 g
Of which saturated: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 2 g
Of which sugars: 0 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 1 g
Salt: 0 g
Sodium: 0 mg
Loose per piece.
Chicory is best stored in the vegetable drawer of the refrigerator. This can take about 3 to 7 days.
Keep in mind that after these 3 to 7 days the chicory is no longer crispy.
You can also freeze chicory: Blanch sliced chicory for 2 minutes before freezing. After that, the praise can be stored in the freezer for 2 to 3 months. Reheating is fine in, for example, a pan of boiling water.
Chicory does not like light. Under the influence of light, the leaves turn green and acquire a bitter taste. So always store the chicory in the dark.
You can eat chicory raw, for example as a salad, you can use the chicory leaves as a spoon with a salad or sauce on top. You can cook the chicory and eat it with a sauce, for example. You can bake, roast, grill and prepare the vegetables in the oven. By the way, and that is of course typically Dutch, you can also use chicory as a stew vegetable.
A portion size is 250-300 grams per person. That is 3 to 4 small or 2 to 3 large stumps. Count on 75 to 100 grams for raw chicory for salads, for example.