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Ginger-Sesame Broccoli Rabe

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
Broccoli rabe is first boiled to eliminate some of its bitterness, then it's stir-fried with an aromatic combination of ginger, garlic, and sesame oil. Serve hot or at room temperature atop an Asian noodle salad or alongside steaks or roast chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds broccoli rabe (rapini), cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 65
  • caloriesfromfat 48 %
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 4.1 g
  • carbohydrate 5.6 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 230 mg
  • calcium 54 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook broccoli rabe in boiling water 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge into ice water; drain well.

  2. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli rabe, ginger, and garlic to pan; stir-fry 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in sesame oil, salt, and pepper.