Healthy Broccoli Rabe With Pine Nuts

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Garlicky and nutty broccoli rabe. You can use normal broccoli if you wish, but broccoli rabe is more delicate and more suited for combination with pignoli, in my opnion.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large stockpot, boil water.
  2. Add broccoli rabe and blanch 2 minutes.
  3. Drain.
  4. In large skillet, heat oil.
  5. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  6. Add broccoli rabe and cook 4 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Add pine nuts.
  9. Toss and serve.
  10. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.


Most Helpful

I found this recipe after my husband decided (today)in the grocery store that he wanted to try broccoli rabe. Sure, I said, without a clue how to cook it. This recipe is simple and tasty!

MTurner November 30, 2002

Yummy! This recipe is simple & the result is tender and delicious. Now my husband is a fan of this healthy vegetable--he'd always found it to be bitter. This will definitely become a regular side dish at our table.

harobed1133 March 02, 2009

Very good! Be careful to watch the pignoli when toasting (I over-did the first batch). I added some red pepper flake and a bit more black pepper. After tossing all finished ingredients I felt it needed a dash more olive oil.

Clever_Little_Witch March 26, 2008

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