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Escarole

Description

This slightly bitter lettuce is a member of the chicory or curly endive family. Its leaves are broad and wavy. Escarole is flavorful in salad, but can also be boiled, sautéed with seafood or used as a wrap for meat. Escarole is a good source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 1 1/2c chopped (75g), Calories 15

Protein

1g

Sodium

17mg

Carbohydrate

3g

Vitamin A

15%

Dietary Fiber

2g

Vitamin C

8%

Fat

0g

Calcium

4%

Cholesterol

0mg

Iron

3%

picture of escarole

Care and Handling

Ideal Temperature: 33 F. Cracked ice in or around cases helps maintain freshness. To prevent wilting, keep escarole at its proper temperature and away from drafts.

Ratto Bros. follows and recommends the guidelines set forth by the Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) about commercial and home users washing all produce thoroughly under running water before eating, cutting, or cooking. For more information, visit the FDA’s website Consumers > Raw Produce: Selecting and Serving it Safely.

Head Count

Cases per Pallet

PLU

1 doz.

63

4605

2 doz.

42

4605

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