Definition of escarole
: an endive having slightly bitter broad, flat leaves used especially cooked as a vegetable
Recent Examples of escarole from the Web
Skip the soft lettuces, which tend to get squashed in a big salad, and start with sturdier greens, like kale or escarole.
The soup of the day on our visit was Italian wedding, a straight-forward version of the classic with succulent meatballs, tender escarole and pastina.
Your meal was thrown into a pan, undercooked to keep it somewhat tender, and arranged on some limp escarole.
Feel free to swap in other leafy greens; spinach, escarole, kale, and collard greens are all good choices.
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