Lemon-garlic broccoli rabe Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/4 cup water and 1 1/4 pounds trimmed broccoli rabe to pan. Cover and cook for 3 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, and 2 minced garlic cloves. Cook, uncovered, 2 minutes or until broccoli rabe is tender. Remove from heat, and stir in 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.