Spicy Sautéed Broccoli Rabe with Garlic

Spicy Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with GarlicRecipe
Photo: Charles Masters
Bring some bold Italian flavor to your holiday table with this speedy stovetop side. The recipe doubles easily if serving a larger crowd.


Serves 6 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Total time: 25 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 79
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 7.1 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 226 mg
Calcium 54 mg


1 1/4 pounds broccoli rabe (rapini), trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces (about 10 cups)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Cook the broccoli rabe in boiling water for 2 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water.

2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, red pepper, and garlic to pan; sauté for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broccoli rabe and 1/2 teaspoon salt to pan, and cook for 2 minutes or until heated, stirring frequently.