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Mixed Greens With Crackling And Hot Pepper Vinegar

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Ingredients
  Bacon slab/6 slices smoked bacon, sliced crosswise 1/8 inch thick 1⁄4 Pound, double-smoked, with rind, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, chopped
  Chicken stock/Canned low- sodium broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Broccoli rabe 1⁄2 Pound, trimmed, tough stems removed and cut into bite-size pieces
  Escarole 1 Pound, torn into bite-size pieces (1 Head)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper vinegar To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) Heat up a large saucepan over moderately high heat.
2) Add the bacon to cook until crisp and browned, about 6 minutes.
3) Place the bacons on paper towels to drain.
4) Discard the bacon fat and pour in olive oil.
5) Sauté the onion by reducing the heat to moderate and cook until the onion is softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
6) Pour in the chicken stock and scrape off the browned bits in the bottom of the pan.
7) Add the broccoli rabe and place a cover.
8) Stir and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
9) Add the escarole and cook by stirring for 5 minutes or until wilted.

SERVING
10) In a large platter, arrange the greens and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with bits of bacon and serve hot or warm. Pass Hot Pepper Vinegar on side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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