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Spicy Sautéed Broccoli Rabe with Garlic

Photo: Charles Masters
Hands-on time 25 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Bring some bold Italian flavor to your holiday table with this speedy stovetop side. The recipe doubles easily if serving a larger crowd.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.