Basic Rapini Recipe

Side Dishes.

Basic Rapini Recipe


Quantity Ingredients
1 bunch rapini
3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, sliced
1/4 tsp hot chili pepper flakes
1/4 tsp salt (optional)


Trim off tough bottoms about 1/4 inch (5 mm) from base of rapini stalks. In deep skillet of boiling salted water, cover and cook stalks until tender, about 6 minutes; drain and pat dry.

In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry garlic and hot pepper flakes until garlic begins to brown, about 2 minutes. Add rapini and heat through.

Make 4 servings.

Nutrient analysis: 130 calories; 4 g protein; 10 g fat; 6 g carb; 396 mg sodium