It was a soupy weekend. The rain was coming down and the air was starting to chill down again. We decided to make a big pot of the family Escarole Soup recipe and have some friends over for dinner. This nourishing soup is easy to make, and it always pleases a hungry, soggy crowd.
NYT Cooking: The combination of legumes and bitter greens like escarole is common in southern Italy. Escarole is a bitter lettuce that looks a little bit like frisée but with wider, tougher leaves. It’s high in vitamin A and a good source of iron and potassium. This recipe is adapted from one in “Cucina Rustica,” by Evan Kleiman and Viana La Place. If you can't find escarole, y...
Escarole Soup with Turkey Meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup
This lemon-scented soup, based on a Greek avgolemono, is a warming meal in the depths of winter Made with good chicken broth, it’s familiar and comforting But fresh lemon adds a sunny brightness while the egg and rice thicken things up, making the broth richer and heartier