Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Garlic

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins

Try serving this healthy side dish with Braised Short Ribs and Creamy Polenta with Thyme.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed

  • 2 ½ pounds broccoli rabe (about 3 bunches), trimmed and sliced crosswise into 1-inch lengths

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 2 to 3 tablespoons white-wine vinegar


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  2. Place as much broccoli rabe in the skillet as will fit; cook, tossing frequently. Add remainder to skillet as room becomes available; season with salt and pepper. Continue to cook, tossing frequently, until broccoli rabe is tender, 5 to 7 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.

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