Rating: 4.5 stars
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Keep an eye on the garlic to be sure it browns but doesn't burn, which can make it unpleasantly bitter. Blanching the broccoli rabe helps tame its bitterness. Total time: 25 minutes.

Jackie Mills, MS, RD
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2008

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook broccoli rabe in boiling water 4 minutes. Remove broccoli rabe with a slotted spoon, and place in a colander; drain. Add gnocchi to pan; cook 3 minutes or until done. Drain gnocchi in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic to pan; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Add broccoli rabe, gnocchi, and reserved cooking liquid to pan; cook 2 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper. Place 1 1/4 cups gnocchi mixture in each of 4 shallow bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

Nutrition Facts

281 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 8.7g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 5.6g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 9.9g; carbohydrates 41.8g; fiber 0.1g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 806mg; calcium 134mg.
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