Friday, March 14, 2014

Broccoli rabe saute

Broccoli rabe is a slightly bitter green with small, broccoli-like florets. Since I don't mind the bitter flavor, I'm not very motivated to bother to try to remove it, but this recipe reduces it somewhat.

1 bunch broccoli rabe
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp lemon juice

Cut off the stems of the broccoli rabe. Bring a pot of water to boil and simmer the broccoli rabe stems in it for 5 minutes. Remove from water and cool stems immediately.

In a large skillet heat the oil. Add the garlic for 30 seconds, or until fragrant. Add the broccol rabe and cook for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle in the lemon juice and season with salt. Serve.

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