Tag Archives: Escarole Recipes
Escarole and Garbanzo Bean Soup

Escarole and Garbanzo Bean Soup

Most of us tend to overindulge ourselves over the holidays – myself being no exception.  Overeating at Christmas parties, New Year’s parties, and lavish dinners with friends and family.  In our house, we have the traditional Christmas eve seafood dinner (seven dishes to be exact); on Christmas day, we have rib roast; and then we […]

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Wilted Escarole with Black Olives and Capers

Wilted Escarole with Black Olives and Capers

Consuming greens or green leafy vegetables is undisputedly beneficial to your health.  Italians love greens (verdura), especially bitter greens like escarole (scarola), chicory, and curly endive.  I ate greens frequently as a child.  My parents extolled the virtue of eating greens, claiming that they purified the blood and were good for digestion.  When I was […]

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