Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Garlic

Recipe Summary

A perfect side dish for grilled steak.

Recipe Servings: 6 portions

Recipe Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Recipe Cook Time: 15 minutes


4 lbs broccoli rabe, thick stems discarded
1/3 cup LuciniĀ® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 tsp crushed red pepper
3/4 cup ricotta salata, crumbled
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the broccoli rabe and cook until just tender but still bright green, about 3 minutes. Drain and coarsely chop.

In a large, deep skillet, heat the oil. Add the garlic and red pepper and cook over low heat until the garlic is golden, about 3 minutes. Add the broccoli rabe and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until hot, about 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with crumbled ricotta salata. Serve immediately.


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