escarole

noun
es·ca·role | \ ˈe-skə-ˌrōl \

Definition of escarole 

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

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Curly endive and escarole tend to be readily available, but require just the right dressing to counter their bitter toughness. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "Secrets to best salads: Freshness, crunch, balance and a surprise element," 15 Mar. 2018 Among the other veggies are broccoli, cauliflower, kale, spinach, Easter Egg radishes, greens mix, baby lettuce mix, escarole, pac choi, rhubarb, arugula, leaf lettuces, chives and basil. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "Last week’s warm weather means more local veggies at farmers markets this week," 11 July 2018 While soup is simmering, separate leaves from 1 head of escarole and rinse to remove any dirt. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "Low-Commitment Wedding Soup," 30 Apr. 2018 At Saturday's market, Bean says Arctic Organics will have spinach, kale, Easter Egg radishes, greens mix, escarole, pac choi, rhubarb, arugula, mibuna, lettuce, chives and basil. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "Scrumptious strawberries and the beginning of zucchini season," 4 July 2018 Curly endive and escarole tend to be readily available, but require just the right dressing to counter their bitter toughness. Jeanmarie Brownson, charlotteobserver, "Hungry for salad season? Citrus salads will get you through | Charlotte Observer," 17 Apr. 2018 Cook 2 minutes or until escarole wilts, stirring occasionally. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Garlicky Beans and Greens," 3 Dec. 2015 For the novice farmer or, perhaps more likely, the dreamer living vicariously through food and farming books, these volumes pair as naturally as olive oil and escarole. Forrest Pritchard, WSJ, "‘The New Farm’ and ‘Fruitful Labor’ Reviews: Betting the Farm on Organic," 13 Apr. 2018 Likewise, my Pasta With Sausage, Radicchio and Shallots could easily transform into sausage, shallots and arugula, chicory or escarole. Susan Russo, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Easy recipes for a pasta party," 2 Apr. 2018

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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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