Spicy Sauteed Broccoli Rabe



  • 2 bunches broccoli rabe, trimmed

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • Olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat; season generously with salt. Blanch broccoli rabe until bright green and tender, about 3 minutes.

  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Add garlic, and cook until lightly golden. Add blanched broccoli rabe; season with red-pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper; toss to combine. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve immediately.

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