Recipe for Sauteed Escarole with Parmesan and Toasted Pine Nuts

Sauteed EscaroleEscarole is a plant I've been fascinated by ever since I wrote What's the Role of Escarole for BlogHer over two years ago. Since then I'm embarassed to admit the number of times I've passed it up at the market, or worse, bought some and never used it. So I was determined to use this head of escarole, even though a funeral and a trip to Austin postponed it until the escarole was getting impatient. If you're not familiar with escarole, it's a type of endive that can be eaten raw or cooked. Here's more about escarole from CookThink, where they also share a lot of good ideas for cooking it.

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