Broccoli Rabe with Sesame and Soy

Broccoli Rabe with Sesame and Soy Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
Splashes of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and sesame oil heighten the flavor of this Broccoli Rabe with Sesame and Soy side dish.


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

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Nutritional Information

Calories 71
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Sodium 251 mg


1 pound broccoli rabe (rapini)
2 teaspoons peanut oil
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


1. Bring 8 cups of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Cook broccoli rabe in boiling water 2 minutes; drain.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add peanut oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add crushed red pepper and garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds, stirring occasionally. Add broccoli rabe to pan; cook 2 minutes. Stir in salt and black pepper.

2. Gently toss sautéed rabe in soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sugar, and sesame oil. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.