Besides using escarole in soups, this is one of my favorite recipes for this veggie. We included it a few years ago in one of our CSA newsletters and it got good reviews so whether you are a new, or even a more “seasoned” member, give it a try. I hope you will like it, too. The recipe serves about 6 as a side but you can also serve with pasta as a main dish.
This recipe uses many of the vegetables we will be getting this week! Stir frying is a versatile way to put your CSA veggies to good use. You can really substitute almost any other vegetable for the ones listed in this recipe and it will still turn out great. Use your imagination! For a vegetarian option, leave out the chicken, use tofu or other protein, and use vegetable stock.
Don’t be frightened by the color of this beet meatloaf recipe from www.susangreeley.com. It’s really quite delicious! Of course, if you already have a favorite meatloaf or burger recipe, you could probably try adding shredded beets to that instead. Mix in some shredded parsley or chopped onion for more flavor. (more…)