If you've never tried escarole, this comforting chicken-and-rice soup will make you fall in love with this mild, slightly bitter green vegetable. The quickest way to get chicken for this soup is to use a deli rotisserie chicken. Both breast halves should give you 2 cups of chopped meat, and you'll have the rest of the chicken for another meal.
1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 7 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. Add escarole; sauté 2 minutes or just until escarole wilts. Add wine; cook 1 minute. Add broth and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Discard bay leaf before serving.