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Balsamic Broccoli Rabe

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

Broccoli rabe is a leafy green vegetable with a slightly bitter taste. Olive oil, vinegar, Parmesan, and salt and pepper are all you need to create this nutritious, Italian-inspired side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound broccoli rabe, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon shaved Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 62
  • fat 2.6 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • sodium 173 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add broccoli rabe; boil 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Combine broccoli rabe, olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with shaved Parmesan cheese.

Cook's Notes

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