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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Transfer to a cutting board and repeat with remaining escarole. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Quick Charred Escarole with Sauteed Garlic and Lemon," 30 Nov. 2018 The menu offers antipasti (order the escarole in Gorgonzola dolce topped with fuyu persimmon), pizza like the wild nettle, ricotta della casa, and lemon, and handmade pappardelle with venison sugo. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "32 Best Restaurants in San Francisco," 1 Mar. 2018 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 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

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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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