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5 from 7 votes

Utica Greens

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 124kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 head escarole
  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup prosciutto diced
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 hot pickled cherry peppers chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Romano cheese grated

Instructions

  • Rinse the escarole and chop into small pieces.
  • Bring salted water to a boil and blanch the escarole for 2 minutes. Drain in a colander and run under cold water.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the proscuitto and onion and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add the drained escarole, cherry peppers and water. Stir it all together and add a little salt and pepper if desired.
  • Cook until the escarole is wilted, about 7-8 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the top with bread crumbs and cheese, and stick under the broiler for 2 minutes to brown the top.

Notes

Nutrition facts are estimates.

Nutrition

Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 32.9% | Vitamin C: 7.7% | Calcium: 10% | Iron: 5.5%