If you’re looking for a deliciously healthy side dish to add some flavor to your dinner table, look no further than broccoli rabe with garlic! This recipe is super simple and only requires just a few ingredients. Broccoli rabe has an earthy, slightly bitter taste that pairs perfectly with the sweet flavors of garlic. Not only does it take less than 30 minutes from start to finish, but it’s also full of essential vitamins and minerals – making it a great way to get your daily dose of nutrition. Try this must-have recipe tonight – you won’t be disappointed!
1 1/2 lb broccoli rabe
4 cloves garlic, sliced
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp red pepper, crushed optional
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
Pumpkin seeds for garnish
How to Prepare
Trim ends from broccoli rabe.
Peel and slice garlic thinly.
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add broccoli rabe and simmer for 3 minutes until bright green and stems have softened a bit. Rinse in cold water and chop. Set aside.
In a large sauté pan, add olive oil and garlic and simmer gently until fragrant. Add broccoli rabe and cook gently for an additional 2 minutes.
Stir in red pepper if desired and season with salt and pepper.
Garnish with pumpkin seeds