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Garlicky Broccoli Rabe

Garlicky Broccoli Rabe

Leafy green broccoli rabe is slightly bitter, so boil it first before you sauté in a garlic-infused oil for this simple side dish.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds broccoli rabe (rapini), trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Preparation

Cook broccoli rabe in boiling water 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge broccoli rabe into ice water; drain. Coarsely chop.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broccoli rabe, salt, and peppers.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 67
  • Calories from fat: 31%
  • Fat: 2.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 5.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.6g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 241mg
  • Calcium: 74mg
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