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Broccoli Rabe and Olives With Lemon

Broccoli Rabe and Olives With Lemon
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the broccoli rabe and cook until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, broil both lemon halves until lightly charred, about 5 minutes. Remove and cool.
  3. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook about 2 minutes. Squeeze 1 lemon half into the skillet. Add the broccoli rabe, olives, salt, and pepper and heat through, about 2 minutes.
  4. Serve, using the other lemon half, cut into wedges, for garnish.
By May, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 106
  • Calcium 63mg
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Cholesterol 8mg
  • Fat 8g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Protein 4mg
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Sodium 325mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Broccoli
Broccoli rabe is a leafy distant cousin of broccoli and has a tasty bitter flavor. For a milder alternative, substitute broccoli or Swiss chard. For a more peppery bite, try arugula or radicchio.

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