escarole

noun
es·​ca·​role | \ ˈe-skə-ˌrōl How to pronounce escarole (audio) \

Definition of escarole

: an endive having slightly bitter broad, flat leaves used especially cooked as a vegetable

Examples of escarole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Warm up some leftover gravy or pan juices with big handfuls of greens, such as spinach or escarole, just until wilted and served atop crusty bread. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Nov. 2021 The escarole in brodo ($8.75) and stracciatella egg drop soup ($8.75) are based on a strong chicken stock. John Mariani, Forbes, 24 June 2021 Meal for two, sans drinks: $60-$140 What to order: Pork chop, diver scallop crudo ($16), short rib, filet mignon, escarole ($11) Meat-free options: Most of the sides are vegetarian; no entrees. Soleil Ho, SFChronicle.com, 20 Feb. 2020 Sometimes made even more complète with a garlicky, acidic escarole salad mounded right on top and a bottle of the local hard cider to drink. Gabrielle Hamilton, New York Times, 25 Mar. 2020 Add drained beans, stir them around, then add veg stock (or just water), Parm rinds, and chopped winter greens like mustard, escarole, kale, chard. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, 24 Feb. 2020 Minestra is a simple soup of greens and beans — escarole and white cannellinis for our family. NBC News, 17 Nov. 2019 Add escarole, feta, and walnuts and toss gently to combine. Washington Post, 10 June 2019 Season with salt and pepper to taste, then set aside. Drizzle the quarters of escarole with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Alexandra Hall, BostonGlobe.com, 17 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of escarole

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for escarole

French escarole, scarole, from Old French escariole, from Late Latin escariola, from Latin escarius of food, from esca food, from edere to eat — more at eat

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“Escarole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/escarole. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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