Top Rated Escarole Recipes

Escarole salad
My sister Julie served this salad after a family confirmation and I fell in love with it.
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Arthur's escarole and white bean soup.
Some people put carrots in their escarole soup. Some put celery. Some rice. They're probably all fine and good recipes. I wouldn't know, I've been trying to replicate Mom's for about 10 years and hers doesn't have any of that fancy stuff — doesn't need it. Its main components are escarole, onion, garlic, chicken stock, and cannellini beans. That makes it a very easy soup to make. It's kind of the ideal soup because it's heartwarming but thin — so it works year-round. It will fill you up, but you don't feel heavy after eating it — just satisfied. The beans kind of leak out their starchiness, thickening it a little once the soup has had a chance to sit. A tablespoon of red pepper flakes while it's cooking gives it a little edge, and sprinkle of Parmesan to finish once you've ladled it out is the perfect finish. It's almost always better the second day. Click here for Recipe SWAT Team: Healthy Greens.  
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Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Guinness and Sauteed Escarole
Believe it or not, I only recently started eating pork (I'm pretty sure that admitting to this may be sacreligious among foodies) due to my childhood aversion to the pig pen at a local farm in Stamford, Conn. This is a great recipe for people who, like myself, prefer pork with savory ingredients rather than sweet. Over a bed a garlicky escarole, with the earthiness of the Guinness and mushrooms, boneless pork chops are in their element. Click here to see Recipe SWAT Team: Pork Chops
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Potato Gnocchi with Escarole, Speck, Sweet Onions, and Fennel Pollen
There’s nothing quite as sublime as homemade gnocchi, and combined with a quick and easy pan sauce and speck, it’s sure to be a hit with guests. If you can't find speck, prosciutto makes a decent substitute, although speck's characteristic smokiness will be absent.
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This soup is filled with vegetables and chicken. It's a great way to get your daily fix of protein in. 
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salad
This sweet and savory salad isn’t your average beet and goat cheese salad. The addition of escarole, Japanese cucumber, figs, and pistachios makes this salad an excellent fresh and vibrant lunch option. — Angela Carlos, Cook EditorThis recipe is courtesy of Executive Chef David Feau of Wally's Beverly Hills​.
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Escarole is a big ingredient in the Italian-American pantry, so one will see it frequently on an Italian-American table. Escarole has always been abundant in American markets, whereas the dark-green vegetables such as chicory and broccoli rabe made their appearance much later. The usual recipe for sautéed escarole is escarola strascinata, “dragged” in the pan with garlic and oil. In this rendition, the addition of anchovies and black olives make it more festive and give the dish more complexity. Click here to see Lidia Bastianich's Take on Italian-American Cuisine.
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For a variation on the typical green salad, try this warm winter version. Gently sautéed curly endive or escarole and radicchio create the base, while capers, olives, currants, pine nuts and orange zest make this salad dance in your mouth. Add crisp bacon, grilled sausage, or prosciutto for a heartier dish.
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3.5
As an Italian, I love making this soup in the morning and letting it simmer throughout the day. Sometimes I use beef meatballs and other times I use ground turkey.  It really depends on what I have on hand or what I'm in the mood for.  Either way this is a delicous and hearty soup to enjoy for lunch or dinner (even a snack). Click here to see more recipes on Cindy's Table.        
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Fennel
Offal is a much under-appreciated meat, but with the right sauce and the right technique, it can be delicious. Here, chef Matt Tropeano of La Silhouette pan-fries veal sweetbread and serves it with a tangy, fruity Meyer lemon sauce and oversized ravioli made from fresh pasta dough and stuffed with roasted fennel and garlic.
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Use all manner of kale, chard or other hearty greens in this filling cold weather soup. Look for Parmigiano Reggiano rinds, ideal for flavoring soups and stews, in the specialty cheese department.
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Starch from the cannellini beans helps to create a creamy, thick sauce with the chicken stock, and will make you think as if you're enjoying something indulgent. For a healthier version of this pasta, skip the sausage and add another vegetable such as onions or a spicy pepper.
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