Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

4 Servings


  • 2 bunches broccoli rabe about 2 pounds

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic chopped or crushed (or more to taste)

  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  • Add 1 tablespoon of salt.

  • Trim bottoms from broccoli rabe and discard.

  • Rinse lightly and chop into 1-2-inch pieces.

  • Add to boiling water; when water returns to boil, cook until tender, about 8 minutes.

  • Stir several times while cooking.

  • Drain and pat dry.

  • Heat olive oil in skillet and saute garlic 1 minute.

  • Add broccoli rabe and toss well.

  • Cook 1 minute and season with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.

Category: Vegetables