Spicy Broccoli Rabe


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Total Time:
30 mins


  • 3 pounds broccoli rabe, thick stems discarded

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 4 anchovies, minced

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a pot of boiling salted water, cook the broccoli rabe until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes; drain well.

  2. In a large skillet, cook the oil, garlic, anchovies and crushed red pepper over high heat until the garlic is lightly browned and fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the broccoli rabe, season with salt and pepper and cook, tossing, until tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and serve.

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