Ginger-Sesame Broccoli Rabe

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.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

James Peterson,

March 2008