Roasted Chicory

1 Chicory head, escarole, radicchio, or treviso
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Tsp thyme
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/4 pound crisp fried bacon, cut into small pieces

Halve chicory head and place them in an ovenproof dish. Drizzle with olive oil, cover with foil and roast in a 350° oven for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and scatter thyme and the breadcrumbs over the chicory and roast for an additional 20 minutes. Top with the fried bacon and serve.