Steamed Broccoli Rabe

"A light, simple preparation of Broccoli Rabe. From what I understand the correct pronunciation is Broccoli Rah-Pay. Well, who cares, it delicious."
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  • Trim broccoli by cutting off the bottom of the stalks. Rinse well and drain allowing water droplets to remain on broccoli.
  • Heat oil in a heavy skillet. Add garlic and red pepper flakes. Add broccoli rabe and stir until the leaves start to wilt. Season with salt and pepper. Cover skillet and let cook 3 to 5 minutes, turning occasionally.

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  1. I can't leave a star rating, because it was my first time trying broccoli rabe, and I just don't think I like it. I skipped the olive oil, opting to use PAM instead; it SMELLED good, it LOOKED pretty, but it just tasted too bitter for me. Made for My-3-Chefs, November 2009. Thanks for posting.


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