“Rockin” Garlic Broccoli Rabe Recipe- keep the heartbeat pumpin’

Garlic Broccoli Recipe ”Rockin” Garlic Broccoli Rabe Recipe is a dish inspired by someone I knew in the music business years ago named “Broccoli Rabe” (That was his stage name)… hence the name of my recipe, Rockin’ Garlic Broccoli Rabe- Enjoy!

What is Broccoli Rabe?
Pronounced [rob], it’s also called rapini [rah-PEE-nee], raab [rob], and even turnip broccoli. This vegetable is a member of the brassica genus and is related to cabbage, kale, cauliflower and mustard. Even though the word broccoli is commonly used in its name, it’s not the same plant as the floret-headed vegetable read more…..

 

“Rockin” Garlic Broccoli Rabe Recipe

1 bunch broccoli rabe, washed and trimmed (preferably organic)

1 bulb garlic, sliced and peeled

Olive Oil enough to cover bottom of pan

Salt

Pepper

Crushed Red Pepper to taste

 

Place broccoli rabe in a pot of salted boiling water.  Boil for 8 minutes, drain.  Set aside.  Sautè garlic in olive oil, add pepper and crushed red pepper to taste.  Add broccoli rabe.  Cook to desired tenderness.

Makes 4 servings.

Yummy Rating: 9.5

Holistic Health Rating: 9.5

Positives:
Broccoli Rabe is:
*An Antioxidant
*Low in calorie
* High in vitamins A and K

Negatives:
Even organic Broccoli rabe can contain pesticides so make sure to wash thoroughly.

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