Escarole Soup


January 29, 2020

Escarole soup, also known as wedding soup, is the perfect winter soup. It gets the name wedding soup from the Italian phrase 'minestra maritata', which translates to 'married soup', due to the flavor produced from the marriage of the escarole and meat.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 servings


1Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot over medium heat

2Add garlic and chopped celery to sauté for 1 minute

3Add escarole and sauté until wilted, about 4-5 minutes

4Add a pinch of salt

5Add chicken broth, cover and simmer for about 5 minutes

6While simmering, add cooked beans

7Season with salt and pepper

8Top with parmesan cheese


2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

2 Chopped garlic cloves

1 lb Escarole, washed and chopped

2 Stalks celery

2 cup Cooked beans

1 pinch Salt

1 pinch Pepper

3 cup Chicken broth

Parmesan cheese