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Simple Broccoli Rabe

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  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 large bunch broccoli rabe
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon salt. 
  2. Add the broccoli rabe and cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain, squeezing to remove any excess water.
  3. Transfer to plates, drizzle with the oil, and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
October, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 80Calories From Fat 38%
  • Fat 3g
  • Sat Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Sodium 530mg
  • Protein 6g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 2g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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