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The slight bitterness of the escarole plays well against the sweeter leaf lettuce in this easy side salad.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Sicilian Escarole Salad

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  • Prepare Dressing. In a very large salad bowl combine escarole, lettuce, cucumber, olives, and onion. Add desired Stir-Ins. Just before serving, pour Dressing over salad and toss well. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

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*Stir-Ins:

Chopped roasted red sweet peppers, drained and rinsed cannellini beans, drained and flaked Italian tuna (packed in oil), Parmesan croutons, tomato slices, snipped fresh basil, snipped fresh oregano, chopped salami, chopped mortadella, cubed Asiago cheese, and shredded provolone cheese.

Nutrition Facts (Sicilian Escarole Salad)

93 calories; 8 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 319 mg sodium. 214 mg potassium; 4 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2 g protein; 2624 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 52 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Dressing

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  • In a screw-top jar combine olive oil, white wine vinegar, anchovy fillets,, garlic, dried basil, oregano, sea salt or salt, crushed red pepper, and black pepper. Cover; shake well.

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