Braised Escarole with Currants
Braised Escarole with Currants
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    Escarole, a mild-flavored endive, is braised in a mixture of sherry, garlic, almonds, and chicken stock; sweet currants are added during the last few minutes of cooking.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes
    • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    • 1 ounce (about 1/3 cup) slivered almonds
    • 4 anchovy fillets, rinsed (optional)
    • 1/4 cup dry sherry
    • 1/2 cup homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock, skimmed of fat
    • 1 tablespoon dark-brown sugar
    • 2 bunches (about 2 1/2 pounds) escarole, cleaned, drained, and torn into 2-inch pieces
    • 1/4 cup currants

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 99 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 8.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.78%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 2 mg 0.56%
    • Sodium: 162 mg 6.74%
    • Calcium: 23 mg 2.29%
    • Potassium: 47 mg 1.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.46%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1.25%
    • Vitamin C 0.53%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
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