Best Utica Greens Recipe
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  • 5 slices prosciutto, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 teaspoons pepper, divided
  • 1 bunch escarole, chopped
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 5 cherry peppers, chopped
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup Romano cheese
  1. Place the chopped prosciutto and 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Cook until the prosciutto is crispy, and then take out of the pan to use later.
  2. Add the sliced garlic cloves and chopped onion to the pan. Season with 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Cook until the onions are translucent, approximately 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped escarole, lemon juice, chopped cherry peppers, 1 of teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon of pepper to the pan. Mix, and cook for 2 minutes. Top with the crispy prosciutto.
  4. In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and Romano cheese. Add to the top of the escarole mixture.
  5. Place the pan in the oven on broil for 1 minute, or until it browns.
  6. Serve, and enjoy!