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Ginger-Sesame Broccoli Rabe

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.

Cooking Light MARCH 2008

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 65
  • Calories from fat: 48%
  • Fat: 3.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 4.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.6g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 230mg
  • Calcium: 54mg
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