Utica Greens (Escarole)

Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

Upstate NY recipe from Chanatry’s supermarket

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  1. Clean and rinse escarole twice; chop in large pieces.
  2. Boil down for 5 or 6 minutes so it’s tender and wilted.
  3. Place olive oil in a saute pan and heat.
  4. Add chopped garlic and prosciutto and render for 2 or 3 minutes. Do not burn garlic.
  5. Add seeded peppers and cook another minute or so.
  6. Add the escarole and all the other ingredients in the pan.
  7. Gradually add the bread crumbs and grated cheese, tossing gently until blended.
  8. Taste for final salt and pepper seasoning.
  9. Place in a casserole; sprinkle a little of the bread crumbs and place under a broiler for 3-4 minutes. Serve hot.