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Broccoli Rabe with Sesame and Soy

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
Splashes of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and sesame oil heighten the flavor of this Broccoli Rabe with Sesame and Soy side dish.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 71
  • fat 3.2 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • sodium 251 mg

How to Make It

  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.

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