Escarole and Bean Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Another dish that was part of my childhood.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large Dutch oven.
  2. Add garlic and sauté until golden.
  3. Add washed escarole and cover.
  4. Stir occasionally until escarole wilts about 10 minutes.
  5. Add chicken broth and beans.
  6. Stir and heat through.
  7. Place toasted Italian bread in soup bowls; ladle soup over bread.
  8. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and cheese as desired.


Most Helpful

Delicious...substituted 2 bouillions and 2 cups of water for the chicken broth. YUMMY! Thanks for posting.

Curlee827 November 16, 2009

So easy to make. Delicious! I used vegan fake-chicken broth and a little onion soup mix instead of chicken broth.

SandyJasmine November 26, 2007

pure comfort food. I was luck & had homemade chicken stock, but that's all that was different. This is easy & soooooooooo good. Thanks for taking me back to Auntie's Kitchen.

Iron Bloomers October 18, 2007

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