• Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 4 to 6
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes


This is a simple and quick meatless dish or use as a side dish.


  • 1 or 2 bunches of escarole, chopped into about 1 inch pieces
  • 1 or 2 can cannellini beans, drained
  • clove of garlic, chopped
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • hot pepper seeds optional


  • Start by washing the escarole in the sink filled with cold water or in a large pot of cold water. Shake it around so all the sand falls to the bottom.
  • Take the leaves out of the water and put into a strainer to drain.
  • Repeat this process till all the dirt and sand is removed.
  • Drizzle about 1/2 to 1 cup of olive oil in a large skillet. Heat
  • Drop garlic into heated oil, don't let it get too brown.
  • Add the chopped escarole and let it wilt.
  • Add the drained beans heat through.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • You can add the hot pepper seads if you like it a little hot.

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