Grilled Escarole

Grilled Escarole

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Cynthia 2

"A friend and I went to a very elite restaurant and ordered this off the menu. We loved it and asked for the recipe. It was a delicious surprise!!! Can't get enough. "

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 171 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Thoroughly wash and dry the heads of escarole, and trim the root ends and any unruly, floppy leaves from the tops of the escarole heads, leaving the heads intact. Split the heads in half lengthwise, and brush the cut side of each half with about 1/2 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil. Sprinkle the split heads with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill with cut sides down on the preheated grill until the escarole is wilted and has begun to brown, about 3 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle each grilled escarole head with about 1/2 tablespoon of blue cheese and 1/2 tablespoon of ranch dressing. Serve warm.
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Outstanding! Love how the ends of the outer leaves become almost crispy while the rest of the halved head takes on a wilted texture but still has crunch. After taking it off the grill let it sit...

I can not acurately rate this recipe since I don't have a grill to cook the escarole on. I used an oven and the final result was edible but nobody else like it except me. Once I get my grill bac...

From the picture, the greens look more like Romaine lettuce. Either way, loved making this as a grilled Caesar Salad!