Escarole

Ditch the iceberg in favor of something more flavorful for your next salad. Escarole has a strong, slightly bitter flavor that goes great with other mixed greens and your favorite salad toppings. Escarole is a variety of endive with paler, broader leaves and a significantly milder flavor. Native to the East Indies, endive and escarole were introduced into Egypt and Greece early on. The plants eventually made their way over to America with the early colonists. Today, escarole is sold under a variety of names like Bavarian endive, Batavian endive, grumolo, scarola, and scarole.  Escarole ..

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