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Spicy Garlic Broccolini

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Broccolini has long, thick stalks and small florets. Broccoli rabe has slender stalks, larger florets, and leaves, as well as a slightly bitter flavor. Either will work in this quick sauté.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound Broccolini, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 78
  • fat 3.4 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 8 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 154 mg
  • calcium 82 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add Broccolini; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt, pepper, and garlic; cook 2 minutes or until Broccolini is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

Cook's Notes

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