PUNTARELLE CATALONIA CIMATA (SALE BY WEIGHT) Puntarelle or Catalonian chicory (Chichorium intybus) is a variety of salad from the Composite family, also known as “chicory asparagus” is a head chicory that is eaten cooked, boiled or steamed and raw in delicious salads. Cimata catalonia is a salad rich in minerals and vitamins including vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, calcium and phosphorus. Thanks to the presence of this concentrate of nutrients, chicory can be considered a remineralizing vegetable, especially if eaten raw. With steam cooking, chicory loses most of its macro nutrients. The catalonia has a diuretic action, helps expel toxins and is suitable for those who follow a low calorie diet.