Escarole With Garlic and Bread Crumbs
20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
8 ingredients
4 servings
Escarole is a bitter green and we love it sauteed with fresh garlic. A quick blanching keeps it bright green and tames some of it's bitterness. I found this version in "The North End Italian Cookbook". Fried bread crumbs and a few red pepper flakes makes this dish fantastic.

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Serving Size (257.13 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 214.1 Calories from Fat 155.07
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.23g 106.03%
Saturated Fat 2.25g 44.95%
Trans Fat 0.19g %
Cholesterol 2.27mg 3.02%
Sodium 1042.81mg 173.8%
Total Carbohydrate 12.28g 16.37%
Dietary Fiber 0.67 g 10.65%
Sugars 0.92 g %
Protein 3.38g 27.04%
Vitamin A 1984.5IU% Vitamin C 4.08mg%
Calcium 56.62mg% Iron 1.44mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cloves garlic, salt and pepper