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Flavor-Full Chicken Escarole Soup

Updated on January 10, 2013

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A Flavorful Chicken Escarole Soup that will become a Family Favorite
A Flavorful Chicken Escarole Soup that will become a Family Favorite

Delicious Comfort Food for Your Family

This delicious soup will become a family favorite for years to come. It is rich, full of flavor and quite filling without being too heavy. The savory vegetables are enhanced with tender chicken and just a little ground sausage to add an extra dimension of flavor. Great served with some fresh biscuits or a good Italian bread. Enjoy.

Preparation and Cook Times

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 40 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: Appx. 12 Hearty Bowls


  • 6 full sized Carrots, sliced
  • 6 Celery Stalks, sliced
  • 3 medium Onions, diced
  • 2 lbs. Chicken Breast, bone-in, skin-on
  • 5 - 14.5 oz. cans Chicken Broth
  • 1 - 15oz can Black Beans, drained & rinse
  • 1 lb. Ground Italian Sausage
  • 1 head Escarole, torn into 2-3" pieces
  • 1 tsp. each Salt, Pepper & Garlic Powder

Preparation & Cooking

  1. In a large dutch oven add chopped carrots, celery, onions, chicken breast and broth.
  2. Heat on high until boiling; reduce heat to med/low, add salt, pepper and garlic powder; simmer 20 minutes (or until veggies are tender and chicken is cooked through) Don't over cook, as to avoid mushy veggies.
  3. While soup is simmering, brown sausage in a separate sauce pan.
  4. When chicken is done, remove from pot; let cool and separate. Throw away bones and skin.
  5. Add chicken, sausage and rinsed beans to soup; stir well.
  6. Add escarole to soup; cook until tender, but not mushy (appx 5 minutes)
  7. Serve and Enjoy!


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    • Mitch Alan profile image

      Mitch Alan 5 years ago from South Jersey

      Thank you...I hope you have had a chance to enjoy it... :)

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      John C Thomas 5 years ago from Chicago, Illinois, USA

      Looks fantastic.

    • Just Ask Susan profile image

      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Sounds great. I make soups starting in the fall and all through till the hot weather hits. I'll make sure that I try your recipe.