About: Escarole is a broad-leaved, less bitter member of the endive family. It looks like radicchio and should be eaten raw or gently cooked.
Nutritional Information: Escarole is a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.
Storage: Store in a plastic bag in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.
Tips: The heart of an escarole head is less bitter because the leaves haven’t been exposed to as much sunlight.
Quick Fix: Sneak in sauteed escarole to any pasta dish for an extra kick of greens.
Recipes: Escarole and Walnut Salad, Sauteed Escarole, Escarole, Corn, and White Bean Salad, Escarole Salad with Clams and Grilled Corn