Escarole with Bacon and White Beans Recipe

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Escarole with Bacon and White Beans
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  1. Cook bacon in a large saucepan over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan; set bacon aside. Add onion to drippings in pan; cook 12 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add escarole, and cook for 2 minutes or until escarole wilts, stirring frequently. Add sugar, salt, pepper, and chicken broth; cook 15 minutes or until escarole is tender, stirring occasionally. Add beans; cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with bacon.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 126.44 Kcal (529 kJ)
Calories from fat 83.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.33g 14%
Cholesterol 12.96mg 4%
Sodium 1793.62mg 75%
Potassium 504.22mg 11%
Total Carbs 9.2g 3%
Sugars 2.36g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.13g 5%
Protein 6.99g 14%
Vitamin C 10.5mg 18%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 67mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 28.6 Kcal (120 kJ)
Calories from fat 19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.11g 14%
Cholesterol 2.93mg 4%
Sodium 405.73mg 75%
Potassium 114.06mg 11%
Total Carbs 2.08g 3%
Sugars 0.53g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.26g 5%
Protein 1.58g 14%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 18%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 15.2mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.1
  • 4

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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