12 Escarole Recipes That Everyone Will Love
Escarole, a leafy green member of the chicory family, is a wonderful addition to salads, soups, and so much more. How can one veggie be so versatile? Well, its tender-yet-sturdy texture means that it cooks quickly without falling apart. Meanwhile, its mild-yet-bitter flavor stands out in a crowd without overpowering your other ingredients. You'll find everything from top-rated Italian wedding soup to simple, healthy salads in this collection of our best escarole recipes.
Peach and Escarole Salad
Make this simple Italian salad with just seven ingredients: escarole, olive oil, lemon juice, capers, olives, salt and pepper.
Chicken Soup with Adzuki Beans, Escarole, and Sweet Potato
Escarole and Beans
It couldn't be easier to make this 30-minute soup with cannellini beans, escarole, and Italian sausage balls.
Escarole is a sturdy vegetable, so it stands up well to heat. These grilled leaves are topped with blue cheese crumbles, ranch salad dressing, and salt and pepper.
Italian Escarole Pizza
A store-bought pizza crust is topped with pizza sauce, garlic, escarole, and mozzarella. If you have them on hand, add mushrooms and black olives for more flavor.
Chef John's Beans and Greens
Italian Wedding Soup I
Italian Leafy Green Salad
This colorful, restaurant-worthy salad (with escarole, radicchio, bell peppers, and more healthy veggies) comes together in just 15 minutes.
Gnocchi, Spinach, and Meatball Soup
Midwinter Greens Tonic
This green juice — with escarole, spinach, kale, and a Granny Smith apple — packs a powerfully healthy punch.