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 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, "Perry Lang’s in Yountville is a clubby meat palace with a throwback vibe," 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, "Crepes Don’t Have to Be Fancy to Be Delicious," 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, "Creamy Vegan Pasta…and 9 Other Ways to Turn a Can of Beans Into Dinner," 24 Feb. 2020 Minestra is a simple soup of greens and beans — escarole and white cannellinis for our family. NBC News, "Warm up this week with Rachael Ray's Greens and Beans Minestra soup," 17 Nov. 2019 Add escarole, feta, and walnuts and toss gently to combine. Washington Post, "Nutty chickpeas and kalamata olives give this salad a kick," 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, "Can you make a vegetarian meal on the grill? Let local chefs show you how," 17 July 2019 Grill the escarole until wilted and charred in spots. Alexandra Hall, BostonGlobe.com, "Can you make a vegetarian meal on the grill? Let local chefs show you how," 17 July 2019 There’s chicken under a brick, pressed flat, tattooed with sumac, served with escarole and rosemary brown butter. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "Celebrating simple pleasures at Karen Akunowicz’s restaurant Fox & the Knife," 23 July 2019

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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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The first known use of escarole was in 1897

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16 May 2020

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“Escarole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/escarole. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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