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Chicory and Beans (Cicoria e Fagioli) – A Full Meal

Chicory and Beans

Chicory and Beans, Cicoria e Fagioli in Italian, is a simple greens and beans recipe that is delicious as a side dish yet hearty enough for a full meal. Jame Beard adds a pound of cooked Italian Sausage to his method, cooking it with the garlic and pepper. Others add a quart of chicken or vegetable…

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Catalogna Chicory Salad with Avocado, Grapefruit and Pumpkin Seeds

Catalogna Chicory salad

This Catalogna Chicory salad uses the tangy grapefruit segments to play off the mildly bitter chicory. Catalogna Chicory greens (also known as Italian dandelion) consist of several closely related leafy vegetables in the composite (Asteraceae/Lettuce) family. The plants may have originated around the Mediterranean region and Asia minor areas. It has been cultivated for centuries for its…

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