Wedges of escarole are grilled until slightly charred, and then the leaves are sauteed with butter, garlic, and shallot. Serve Grilled Escarole as a simple side dish to rich meat or seafood dishes.

David Bull, Congress Austin, Austin, Texas
Recipe by Southern Living January 2012

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hands-on:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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  • Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Cut escarole into quarters, leaving stem intact. Lightly brush escarole with oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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  • Grill escarole, covered with grill lid, 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until leaves are slightly charred. Remove from grill. Cut escarole into large diamond shapes or long strips; remove and discard stem.

  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add escarole, garlic, and shallot; sauté 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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